Sri Lanka

Alipay+ Now Supports LankaPay for Cross-Border Digital Payments

Alipay+ and LankaPay have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance inbound and outbound travel experience through cross-border digital payments. The partnership will enable users of Alipay+ payment partners to make cashless payments at over 400,000 LankaQR merchants across

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Fintech Sees Modest Growth in Sri Lanka as Old Habits Die Hard

In Sri Lanka, fintech holds many promises, and while local banks are investing heavily in digitalization, many challenges still need to be addressed before a real, dynamic fintech ecosystem emerges. When it comes to digital finance, it is safe to

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A Fintech Regulatory Sandbox for Sri Lanka

With the rapid growth in Financial Technology (FinTech) innovations in the country, the Payments and Settlements Department of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has identified the need to provide an environment that nurtures and promotes their advancement whilst maintaining

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