Netherland’s Queen Maxima visit to Pakistan (5)
President Dr. Arif Alvi in a meeting with the UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate (UNSGSA) for Inclusive Finance for Development, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on November 26, 2019.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
President Dr. Arif Alvi shaking hands with the UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate (UNSGSA) for Inclusive Finance for Development, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on November 26, 2019.

Queen Maxima, as Special Advocate, is a leading global voice in promoting universal access and fair use of accessible, reliable and secure financial services.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
Prime Minister Imran Khan meets Her Majesty Queen Maxima of Netherlands, at PM Office Islamabad on November 26, 2019

Throughout her stay in Islamabad, in partnership with local partners, she attended the Pakistan Innovative Finance Forum jointly organized by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Karandaaz.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
Prime Minister Imran Khan meets Her Majesty Queen Maxima of Netherlands, at PM Office Islamabad on November 26, 2019

In her speech, Queen Maxima called financial inclusion essential to Pakistan’s growth, creating more opportunities for people.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
President Dr. Arif Alvi in a meeting with the UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate (UNSGSA) for Inclusive Finance for Development, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on November 26, 2019.

She said there was great potential for women and poor Pakistan segment to reap the benefits of the country’s financial inclusion and digitization.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
Islamabad: November26, 2019: Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Spe, cial Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA), shaking hands with Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance & Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh during her visit to Finance Division.

“Especially for women and the poor people of Pakistan, there is great potential for rapid change in financial inclusion,” she said at the forum.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
SAPM on Social Protection & Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishter held a meeting with Her Majesty Queen Maxima of Netherlands in Islamabad on November 26, 2019.

She pointed out that the 2017 survey showed a remarkable improvement in Pakistan as its financial inclusion grew from 13 percent in 2014 to 21 percent in 2017.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
SAPM on Social Protection & Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishter receiving Her Majesty Queen Maxima of Netherlands in her office at PM Secretariat, Islamabad on November 26, 2019.

Queen Maxima pointed out that the UN administration welcomed efforts to expand financial inclusion by the Pakistan government.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
Governor State Bank Baqar Raza and Her Majesty Queen Maxima of Netherlands held one on one meeting in Islamabad on November 26, 2019.

She also called the efforts of the Pakistan government to formulate a revised plan for achieving the goals of financial inclusion by 2023 a welcome move.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
ISLAMABAD: – Governor State Bank of Pakistan Dr. Reza Baqir and UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate (NSGSA) for Inclusive Finance for Development H.M. Queen Maxima of Netherlands in a meeting at SBP BSC.

Queen Maxima also called on the government’s financial inclusion plan to applaud President Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
ISLAMABAD: Governor State Bank of Pakistan Dr. Reza Baqir presenting a souvenir to UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate (NSGSA) for Inclusive Finance for Development H.M. Queen Maxima of Netherlands during a meeting at SBP BSC.

She also met with Pakistan Governor State Bank Reza Baqir and discussed inclusive financial technology (fintech) and digital finance, which she emphasized might be a great opportunity to improve the financial lives of people.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.

She took a keen interest in the projects and successes of the State Bank of Pakistan under the National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) to increase financial inclusion in 2023.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
ISLAMABAD: Queen Máxima of the Netherlands visits Islamabad in her capacity of as UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance in Development. She met development partners in Islamabad to discuss the progress of inclusive finance for development made by Pakistan.

Queen Maxima attended the launch of Micro Payment Gateway, a State Bank of Pakistan initiative aimed at reducing the cost of small payments and improving digital transactions for people’s benefit and encouraging financial inclusion.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
LAHORE: UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate (UNSGSA) for Inclusive Finance for Development Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, visiting Teez Financial Services. Teez Financial Services is instant small amount loan provider for short term through its mobile application to its subscribers. Mobile users can subscribe the Teez Financial App and by providing CNIC number can get loans for upto 6 weeks for amounts Rs. 2000 to Rs.15000.

She also held meetings with PM’s Finance Adviser Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheik, PM’s Social Welfare Special Assistant Dr. Sania Nishtar and NADRA Chairman, along with a range of public and private sector stakeholders.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
LAHORE: UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate (UNSGSA) for Inclusive Finance for Development Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, visiting Teez Financial Services. Teez Financial Services is an instant small amount loan provider for the short term through its mobile application to its subscribers. Mobile users can subscribe to the Teez Financial App and providing CNIC numbers can get loans for up to 6 weeks for amounts Rs. 2000 to Rs.15000.

On the last leg of her visit to Punjab’s capital Lahore, Queen Maxima spent an eventful and busy day.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
LAHORE: UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate (UNSGSA) for Inclusive Finance for Development Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands during her visit Bykea Training Center which is an on-demand ride and parcel delivery service.

In the metropolitan, she visited Bykea, a Pakistani company providing transportation, logistics and cash-based mobile application-based services on distribution transactions.

Netherland’s Queen Maxima three-day visit to Pakistan as the Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the United Nations Secretary-General has concentrated on financial inclusion and digitization and its importance for the development of the country.
LAHORE: UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate (UNSGSA) for Inclusive Finance for Development Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands during her visit Bykea Training Center which is an on-demand ride and parcel delivery service.

She worked with a group of users from Bykea and enjoyed the success stories, profiles, and idea approaches.

In February 2016, Queen Maxima visited Pakistan earlier.

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