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Government of Dubai announces DubaiPay as a new payment method on Al Ansari Exchange Mobile App

25 May 2022

Al Ansari Exchange becomes the first private exchange company to connect with DubaiPay

The Government of Dubai, represented by the Department of Finance (DOF) and Dubai Smart Government Establishment (DSG), entered into a partnership agreement with Al Ansari Exchange to make DubaiPay’s payment services available on Al Ansari Exchange Mobile App.

H.E. Wesam Al Abbas Lootah, CEO of DSG, Jamal Hamed Al Marri, Executive Director of Central Accounts at DOF, and Rashed A. Al Ansari, CEO of Al Ansari Exchange, signed the agreement at the headquarters of Digital Dubai.

Under the terms of the collaboration, Al Ansari Exchange will join DubaiPay’s roster of service providers, making it one of the first private companies and the first exchange company to be linked to the app. With this development, Al Ansari Exchange’s customers can now use DubaiPay as an alternative payment option available on their mobile app.

Jamal Al Marri further welcomed the joining of Al Ansari Exchange to the “DubaiPay” portal and stressed the importance of offering the private sector the opportunity to benefit from Dubai’s advanced financial and digital infrastructure. This collaboration offers more flexibility and convenience to customers to perform their financial transactions. He added: “DOF is committed to increasing customer satisfaction and happiness levels in the emirate, being that it is one of the highest strategic goals. Our partnership with Al Ansari Exchange is in line with our continuous collaborations with Digital Dubai, other government entities, and the private sector geared towards expanding the reach and services of DubaiPay to ensure more secure and flexible payment options for its users.”

His Excellency Wesam Lootah, CEO of the Smart Dubai Government Establishment, said: “Digital Dubai is committed to embracing advanced technologies and channeling them towards making people’s lives easier and happier in Dubai, firmly establishing the emirate as the world’s leading smart city. To that end, DubaiPay allows users to seamlessly pay bills and purchase online services from one centralised, secure, and easy-to-use application.”

“We are always working to expand the scope of DubaiPay, in line with Digital Dubai’s mission to digitize every aspect of life in the emirate, in close collaboration between the government and private sectors,” H.E. Lootah added. “With that commitment in mind, we are delighted to be welcoming a private-sector company onto the platform for the first time. By connecting Al Ansari’s payment system to the DubaiPay gateway, we can offer users a wider range of secure online payment services, accessible any time and from anywhere.”

Rashed A. Al Ansari, CEO of Al Ansari Exchange said: “We are honored and proud to enter this partnership with DOF and Digital Dubai, and be the first exchange company to link our smart application to the government digital system “Dubai Pay”.

This partnership reflects Dubai Government’s keenness to enhance the happiness of customers and accelerate the pace of digital transformation as well as its trust and confidence given to Al Ansari Exchange. With this innovative solution, we will be able to offer innovative payment options, while allowing our customers to benefit from easy access and seamless transactions. We remain committed to maintaining and expanding our partnerships with leading government and private sector institutions, as well as accelerating our digitization efforts to promote hassle-free and secure transactions for our customers.”