International ePayment forum starts in Salalah
Salalah - The International ePayment Conference opened at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Salalah on Tuesday under the patronage of H E Sheikh Khalid bin Omar bin Said al Marhoon, Minister of Civil Service. The conference is being organised by the Middle East Centre for Consultancies and Studies, in cooperation with the Central Bank of Oman.
The opening ceremony of the conference was attended by H E Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan bin Hamoud al Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar, Dr Rasheed bin al Safi al Huraibi, chairman of the Tender Board, undersecretaries, specialists and experts in the field of ePayment.
The conference began with discussion sessions on the developments and trends in the global payment systems and real-time gross settlement (RTGS) at the regional level, as well as the mobile payment on a national level, the legal dimensions of ePayments, and the legal vision between legislation and implementation.
There was also a discussion on contemporary insights on payment systems, national economic systems, the digital currency and the historical evolution of electronic payment systems.
The two-day conference also tackles many legal visions that will raise awareness of the importance of ePayment for the success of eCommerce and the need of Arab markets.
A number of ePayment academics are taking part in the conference, which targets professionals from academia, banks, financial institutions and central banks.