RAKBANK goes live on Emirates Digital Wallet's klip Platform


Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 September 2021:In its constant efforts to promote cashless economy,Emirates Digital Walletadds RAKBANKtoitsnationwide cashless ecosystem, klip.Emirates Digital Wallet,spearheaded by the UAE Banks Federation, operates klipwith an aim to reduce the use of physical cash and supports the UAE government's efforts to drive digital transformation.

Peter England, RAKBANK’s CEO, commented:

“The use of traditional payment methodsthat rely on cash are progressively becoming obsolete, especially during this past year where the pandemic has directly influenced people’s behavior when it comes to physical contact with cash. It is important to invest in and grow in line with the needs of people in the UAE by offering convenient and integrated payment solutions that allowthe development of a cashless society. RAKBANK is committed to the early adoption of the latest technologies and focuses onstayingaheadof the global banking trends. In this regard, we are very pleased to be working with Emirates Digital Wallet, to provide safe and seamless digital payments options to our customers.”

Aref Al Ramli, CEO Emirates Digital Wallet stated:

“We are fully committedtowards achieving cashless economy and the new wave of banks joining the klipecosystem is a testament of our effortsin the development and operations of stateoftheart nationwide cashless platform.Our strong growth in customers enrolling for klip and nationwide merchant acceptance with the help of our member banks uniquely position us to drive the conversion from physical cash to digital means thus empowering customers with an instant, safe and seamlessmode of payment and more affordable acceptance option for merchants.”

“UAE economy has shown great resilience during Covid-19 and businesses have quickly responded to the unprecedented circumstances through the adoption of digital mode of payments. The change in user behavior will continue to evolve and we are expecting to seecontinuous growth in cashless payments.”– Aref concluded.