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Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency to Hold Conference on 'Payment Systems' - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat- Hamad Al-Sayari, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) will inaugurate on November 14, a two-day international conference on “Payment Systems in Saudi Arabia and GCC countries” to discuss the present mode of electronic access to funds at remote locations and future strategies in this regard.

The conference, which will be held at the SAMA Institute of Banking here, will bring together banking experts from the Kingdom and abroad, the Jeddah-based Arab News reported today.

The high-profile event will feature speakers from the European Central Bank, Bank of International Settlements, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, besides top executives from Saudi, Gulf and other foreign banks.

The conference will start with the opening remarks by Al-Sayyari.

Abdullah Al-Sueilmy, General Manager of Tadawul, the Saudi stock exchange, will also speak on the trading and settlement of equities, securities and bonds, including the recent developments in the securities market.