Shaping the Future of Payments in the Middle East

Shaping the future of payments: ISO 20022 adoption and payment modernization in the Middle East

The Middle East is transforming its payment landscape with ISO 20022 and instant payments. Not only does this align with global standards, but ISO 20022 also enables efficient, transparent, and secure transactions, fostering financial inclusion and economic growth.

However, there are many considerations for implementation that banks need to consider, including stakeholder coordination, technical readiness, and data migration. Collaboration among Middle Eastern nations is vital for a seamless transition.

Join this informative webinar highlighting how to best prepare for ISO 20022 adoption and drive a successful payments modernization strategy.


  • Muhammad Sharif Ul Arafin, Head of Cash Product Development (UAE and Egypt), Arab Africa International Bank
  • Venkata Surya Prasad Indraganti, Senior AGM, Head of Transaction Banking, COMMERCIAL BANK
  • Nisreen Matarweh, Account Director, Swift (Moderator)
  • Sashi Mundhra, Head of Solution Consulting – MENA, Volante Technologies