AbacusConsulting & SAP sponsored 9th International Mobile Commerce Conference 2016
10 March, 2016: AbacusConsulting, the leading consulting, technology and outsourcing firm, sponsored the 9th International Mobile Commerce Conference 2016 in collaboration with its technology partner SAP (NYSE:SAP) at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi for the 6th consecutive year. The conference emphasized on the advancement of digital revolution in the financial segment of Pakistan.
Mr. Ashraf Mahmood Wathra, Governor State Bank of Pakistan and recognized thought leaders from financial and telecom added to the prestige of this event. 'Mobile banking services industry has grown multi folds over the last 6 years resulting in bringing banked and unbanked segments into umbrella of financial inclusion. With 9 live branchless deployments and an aggregate of 300,000 agents across Pakistan, State Bank of Pakistan is continuously working to provide enabling financial ecosystem' - said Mr. Ashraf Mahmood Wathra, Governor State Bank of Pakistan
Abbas Ali Khan, Managing Director AbacusConsulting, expressed his views by stating that, “Banks understand the challenges of fast changing landscape and are also preparing themselves to compete in a new digital world which is essential to be the winner in tomorrow’s industry. Hence banks must fast develop their digital strategy and to execute their plans they must acquire reliable partners to build technology platforms.”
While addressing the press, Mr. Thorsten Georgi, Director, Mobile Consumer Solutions and Innovation at SAP acknowledged the huge potential of financial inclusion in Pakistan, he said “The mobile money transactions have significantly increased in Pakistan over the past five years, enabling consumers to access financial services anytime and anywhere.”
At AbacusConsulting, we believe to strengthen digital banking landscape in Pakistan through our mobile financial and technology solutions. AbacusConsulting is one of the major players in Pakistan to meet the innovative needs of financial institutions and telecom companies. We are the technology partner of several Mobile Banking deployments in Pakistan. We help our clients by offering digital financial services and provide opportunity to discuss possibilities to be a part of future innovative disruption.
We see this conference as a step ahead in narrowing the gap between the industry and customers through digitization of financial services in our country.