Calling Fintech Startups to Join ITIDA - Visa Mentorship Program in Egypt

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 11:12 GMT

ITIDA-VISA Mentorship Program aims to enhance cooperation in supporting entrepreneurship, encouraging startups to develop innovative fintech solutions, and promoting digital payments in Egypt.

Manpower min.: Saudi Arabia automatically extends tourism visas for 3 months for free

Thu, 28 May 2020 - 01:31 GMT

The kingdom had automatically extended the tourism visas for three months for free to all tourists inside Saudi Arabia.

Visa supports Fintechs, fosters new ideas during Seamless NA 2019: Visa GM Ahmed Gaber

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 - 11:25 GMT

<i> Visa connects 3 billion accounts, 46 million merchants and 16,000 financial institutions, empowering clients, merchants, SMEs, and partners with safe and innovative payment technologies help shape the future pf payments </i>

Egyptian Startup Fintech Wins Visa’s Grand Cash Prize of $50,000

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 12:35 GMT

Paynas outshined four Egyptian and international start-ups with a compelling presentation to the judging panel

1st phase of E-visa project finalized, covering 46 countries: FM

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 05:18 GMT

The Foreign Ministry's consular section has completed the first phase of a project aiming to introduce an electronic visa application system in several countries.

Visa Kicks Off the Player Escort Program for 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations

Sun, 26 May 2019 - 08:50 GMT

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments and official sponsor of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), is kicking off its Player Escort Program in Egypt

Parliament to discuss no-entry visa agreement between Egypt, Azerbaijan

Mon, 13 May 2019 - 09:19 GMT

The House of Representatives will discuss Monday a report on exempting diplomatic or special passport holders from entry visa requirements between Egypt and Azerbaijan.

Branch International raises $170M million Series C Financing

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 - 08:30 GMT

Branch, the most downloaded finance app in Africa, announced a new global partnership and investment from Visa (NYSE: V).

Pakistan plans to relax visa policy in bid to revive tourism

Sat, 22 Dec 2018 - 10:43 GMT

Pakistan is planning to ease visa restrictions for visitors from 55 countries, including most European nations.

Visa signs as Payments Technology Sponsor for Total Africa Cup of Nations™

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 - 03:20 GMT

Visa extends its relationship with football this summer by partnering with the biggest international association football competition in Africa

Croatia on course for Schengen zone entry in 2020 - government official

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 09:13 GMT

Croatia expects to meet the technical criteria for the border-free European Union’s Schengen zone by year-end and hopes to join it by 2020, a senior Interior Ministry official said on Tuesday.

Visa, General Federation of Chambers of Commerce launch Visa Security Week

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 - 02:23 GMT

The campaign aims to promote safe online shopping habits and provide consumers with tips to protect themselves against payment-related fraud.

UAE grants 1-yr residency for widows, divorced women

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 - 03:40 GMT

The UAE granted an extendable one-year permit stay last week for people from war and disaster-hit zones, as well as for divorced women and widows.

US diplomat denied entry for lack of visa

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 09:49 GMT

Cairo International Airport authorities on Saturday refused to allow an American diplomat into the country for lack of visa.

Business News Wrap-up

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 05:23 GMT

A wrap-up of the most prominent business news of the day.

Egypt seeks to enhance cooperation with Visa: Sisi

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 01:31 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Wednesday had talks with CEO of Visa International Alfred Kelly and several senior company officials.

New revolution of technology: Token rings

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 10:30 GMT

The ring can make payments, unlock your front door and even login to your computer.

Trump administration issues new rules on U.S. visa waivers

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 - 01:20 GMT

The Trump administration put new requirements in place on Friday for the 38 countries participating in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program.

Bahraini foreign min. condemns Qatar’s waiving visa for Lebanese

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 06:05 GMT

Bahraini Foreign Minister Shiekh Khalid Al Khalifa condemned Qatar’s step of waiving entry visa requirements for Lebanese citizens.

Russia, KSA to ease visa requirements for certain category of citizens

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 02:30 GMT

Russia’s ambassador in kSA Sergei Kozlov said said Russia received a Saudi document to simplify trip (requirements) for certain citizens of Russia and KSA.