Furthermore, each of Michael Miebach, President of MasterCard in the Middle East and Africa; Eyad Al Kourdi, Vice President and Country Manager of UAE MasterCard Worldwide
; Mohammed Qadadeh, Vice President, Head of Government Services and Solutions (GS&S) in the Middle East and North Africa attended the meeting on behalf of MasterCard Worldwide
For the first time since the inception of the awards, which were sponsored by MasterCard Worldwide
, voting took place online so that the industry could recognise its top achievers.
Safdar Khan the market manager for Qatar, Oman and Kuwait at MasterCard Worldwide
, said: "We are pleased to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan by hosting this Iftar evening.
Seshadri, General Manager, South Asia and country president, India, MasterCard Worldwide
. "We are pleased to be working with SEWA to secure employment opportunities for the less privileged women and build self reliance amongst them.
Walid Daouk, Minister of Information, Lebanon, as well as, Soraya Salti, INJAZ Al-Arab Regional Director and Junior Achievement Senior Vice President, Middle East and North Africa, Michael Miebach, president, Middle East and Africa, MasterCard Worldwide
, Patricia Devereux, group head, Corporate Philanthropy and Citizenship, MasterCard Worldwide
, Basel El Tell, vice president and regional manager, Levant, MasterCard Worldwide
"At MasterCard, we are committed to financial education around the world," said Eyad Al Kourdi, vice-president and country manager of UAE, MasterCard Worldwide
DUBAI AIRPORTS, Dubai Duty Free and MasterCard Worldwide
announced on November 2 the launch of DXB Connect, which is claimed to be the world's first airport prepaid MasterCard.
, in collaboration with Etisalat, a telecommunications provider in the Middle East, Africa and Asia and RIM recently announced a strategic collaboration to launch Near Field Communication (NFC) technology empowered payments in the UAE.
On the other hand, MasterCard Worldwide
has teamed up with Fawry, the nationwide Electronic Bill Payment and Presentment (EBPP) network, to launch MasterCard Bill Pay services to enable MasterCard cardholders to use their cards for bill payments and mobile top-up via FawryE[degrees]s retail network.
"It's a bit of a puzzle, but that's what the number is," said MasterCard Worldwide
global economic adviser Dr.
The world's most prominent cities, including those hit hardest by the financial crisis, are leading global recovery through their connectivity and as destination cities for international visitors, according to the inaugural MasterCard Worldwide
Index of Global Destination Cities, released this Monday.
CITIZENS FINANCIAL GROUP (assets: $130 billion), Providence, R.I., and MasterCard Worldwide
have announced an agreement to offer MasterCard inControl to Citizens' commercial card customers.