Euromoney Holds 6th Annual Conference in Jordan under the theme: Stability, innovation and transformation - Jordan's economic challenge

This year's event welcomed over 300 local and international delegates

Euromoney Holds 6th Annual Conference in Jordan under the theme: Stability, innovation and transformation - Jordan's economic challenge

Today the 6th annual Euromoney Jordan Conference 2019 took place in Amman, held in partnership with the Central Bank of Jordan as the official Co-Host, Arab Bank as the Senior Lead sponsor, and Fintech Galaxy as the Fintech Community Partner.

This year’s Euromoney Conference encompassed topics relating to the financial future of Jordan aiming to create a comprehensive road map that will aid the Kingdom in reaching its full economic potential. This year’s event welcomed over 300 local and international delegates, with participants from tech start-ups, banks, accelerators, investors, regulators, financial institutions and more.

Euromoney was delighted to welcome to the stage H.E. Dr Ziad Fariz the Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan for his opening keynote interview. During his session on stage H.E. Dr Ziad Fariz said:

“Jordan’s stability has persevered, thanks to strong foundations built over years of macroeconomic reforms. The Central Bank of Jordan is mandated to sustaining monetary and financial stability, as well as ensuring the soundness and resilience of the banking system.”

His Excellency the Governor then went on to talk about financial technology explaining: “The trend toward digitalization and technological innovation will likely reshape the global financial sector and fintech will pave the way for financial inclusion through creating new opportunities.”


Mr. Nemeh Sabbagh, Chief Executive Officer of Arab Bank followed His Excellency, the Governor with an opening keynote speech. Mr Nemeh Sabbagh stated that the turnaround in exports has been important, and the tourism sector is seeing a third year of impressive recovery. He added that Jordan is well positioned in its path for digital transformation and has positioned itself as a regional hub for services.

Notable speakers at the conference also included, H.E. Mothanna Gharaibeh, Jordan’s Minister of Entrepreneurship and Digital Economy who spoke about how Jordan can be sustainably competitive in the development and application of digital technology

H.E. Dr Mohamad Al-Ississ Jordan’s, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation and State Minister for Economic Affairs also took to the stage for the closing keynote interview to speak about Jordan’s international relationships and the London initiative.

The conference went on to address how Jordan is managing its transformation to digital financial services. The agenda included a presentation by Mrs Maha Bahou, Chief Executive Officer of JoPACC, Jordan’s very own innovative payments and clearing company. Mrs Bahou spoke about Jordan’s digital payments landscape and the huge potential and opportunities in this sector.

International speakers included senior representatives from The World Bank, Microsoft, ASMA Capital B.S.C, ReBootKamp and Liwwa. There will be video footage of the various speeches and panel discussions on the Euromoney Conferences website after the event.


About Euromoney Conferences

Euromoney is the world's leading organiser of conferences for capital markets and cross-border investment. The company has run financial conferences in more than 60 countries for over 30 years.

Euromoney Conferences offers portfolio and direct investors, financial intermediaries, corporations, governments, banks and financial institutions an opportunity to exchange ideas, develop new contacts and participate in informed, cutting edge discussions.

Euromoney Conferences is a premium events business which grew out of Euromoney. Euromoney is a strategic magazine of international finance, money and capital markets that is regarded by the banking and investment community as the leading publication in its field. 

© Press Release 2019

Disclaimer: The contents of this press release was provided from an external third party provider. This website is not responsible for, and does not control, such external content. This content is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been edited in any way. Neither this website nor our affiliates guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions expressed in this press release.

The press release is provided for informational purposes only. The content does not provide tax, legal or investment advice or opinion regarding the suitability, value or profitability of any particular security, portfolio or investment strategy. Neither this website nor our affiliates shall be liable for any errors or inaccuracies in the content, or for any actions taken by you in reliance thereon. You expressly agree that your use of the information within this article is at your sole risk.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, this website, its parent company, its subsidiaries, its affiliates and the respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, advertisers, content providers and licensors will not be liable (jointly or severally) to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental, punitive or exemplary damages, including without limitation, lost profits, lost savings and lost revenues, whether in negligence, tort, contract or any other theory of liability, even if the parties have been advised of the possibility or could have foreseen any such damages.

More From Press Releases