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To demonstrate how online merchants in the Kingdom can easily accept mada cards as a primary payment method, the Saudi Arabian Monetary authority recently presented a live mada payment for – processed on’s platform.

mada is one of the fastest growing payment systems in the region. As a first mover on this partnership, we will help drive the already strong growth of e-commerce in the Kingdom. Incorporating the mada network into the platform allows – and other businesses that operate in the region – to offer consumers a more diverse and convenient range of payment choices.

The mada network connects all merchant and card issuer banks to transactions from automated teller machines (ATMs) and point-of-sale (POS) terminals in Saudi Arabia. Our partnership will enable mada cardholders to complete payments online. With over one billion transactions routed through the mada network every year, this is expected to fuel e-commerce growth across Saudi Arabia.

This partnership not only demonstrates’s desire to bring the most valuable products to market, it also highlights our commitment to helping merchants grow by accepting local payment methods and ensuring that businesses can meet the demands of their customers in the Middle East - and all over the world. Choose the right online payments gateway for your Saudi Arabia operations.

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Remo Giovanni-Abbondandolo is SVP MENA at He has over ten years of experience supporting entrepreneurs and business leaders to scale their businesses across the MENA, Africa and APAC regions. At, Remo is responsible for expanding the business across the Middle East and North Africa region.

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