Middle East Payment Services Honours Partners at Gala Dinner

Amman, 04 February 2015 Middle East Payment Services (MEPS) - a leading, innovative payment services provider in the Middle East - has held a gala dinner, at the Grand Hyatt Amman Hotel, in honour of its partners from across various sectors. Held under the patronage of the Minister of Industry and Trade, H.E. Hatem Al Halawani, the event was attended by several ministers, parliament members, as well as MEPS managers and employees. In his welcoming speech, MEPS Chairman Dr. Abdul Malik Jaber explained that the event aims to celebrate and recognize MEPS' partners who are at the forefront of the Company's priorities, strategies and future aspirations. Furthermore, Dr. Jaber elaborated that MEPS' partners are a true reflection of the quality, efficiency and reliability of the payment services and products being offered by the Company."Over the years, you have proven to be great business partners and true pillars of support to MEPS, enabling us to deliver premium payment services that are on par with top international standards. Recently, we have launched in the Jordanian market Visa acceptance, collection and payment services, while continuing to extend MasterCard payment offerings. This noteworthy accomplishment would not have been possible without your ongoing support, which plays an instrumental role in helping us develop our operations and expand our client network," said Dr. Jaber. Dr. Jaber confirmed that MEPS will be announcing the acceptance of other international payment cards, thus offering payment solutions to all card holders across the Kingdom. He went on to add that the fact that MEPS is owned by major Jordanian banks, which constitute around 60% of the local banking sector, gives both the Company and its customers added confidence and actively contributes to the expansion of the range of services MEPS extends in collaboration with its banking partners. Dr. Jaber indicated that 2015 will bring forth a number of pleasant surprises to MEPS' partners, merchants, cardholders and financial solutions providers, with the launch of pioneering services and programs. In turn, MEPS CEO Khaled Zakaria expressed his excitement at joining the MEPS team, especially given its top-notch client base, partners and services, which play a key role in promoting economic development and creating a secure environment for extending those services effectively and safely.Vice President of MasterCard Levant, Basel Eltell, commended MEPS' rapid growth throughout the past years. He went on to reaffirm MasterCard's commitment to supporting MEPS given to its unique standing as a key exporter and recipient of MasterCard in the Jordanian market.The event featured a riveting performance by opera singer, Dima Bawab, who added an elegant ambiance to the dinner


Ameer Ben Malek, Jordan