Ajay Banga, President and CEO of Mastercard with Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister, Republic of Uganda
ICT Industry

Mastercard CEO, Uganda Prime Minister meet to discuss role of technology in driving inclusive growth

Mastercard President and CEO Ajay Banga has emphasized the role that digital payment ecosystems can play in enabling economic growth and driving financial inclusion, supporting Uganda’s Vision 2040.

While on a visit to Uganda this week, where he met with Uganda’s Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Banga also reinforced Mastercard’s ongoing commitment to the country.

During his visit, Mr Banga also hosted Mastercard’s first CEO Conversations event in Uganda, bringing together business leaders from across the country to share their insights on how technology and partnerships can help drive inclusive growth in Africa.

Mastercard is a technology company in the global payments industry. It operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories.

Mastercard products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.