Visa Inc, has announced that they are going to be expanding their digital payments in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This is expected to be achieved by establishing local business operations and working with the government to help bring benefits to their users.
The DRC is one of the most dynamic countries in Africa, and we are pleased to establish a local presence. By working closely with public and private sector partners, we have a shared goal to expand access to digital commerce and support the goals of the DRC economy. Visa’s purpose is to uplift everyone, everywhere by being the best way to pay and be paid, which we accomplish when we include more consumers and merchants in the financial system. This plays a critical role in enabling lasting prosperity, and we look forward to introducing new programs, initiatives and partnerships that can help further accelerate economic and societal progress.Al Kelly, Chairman and CEO, Visa
We have seen the benefits of fast-tracking digitization of commerce and money movement in many economies, and this is only possible through continued collaboration with government and industry stakeholders. We look forward to partnering to support the fast-growing financial ecosystem in DRC, while leveraging our payments network to enable both local consumers and businesses to thrive.Aida Diarra, Senior Vice President and Head of Sub-Saharan Africa, Visa