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InFinity Forum: PM Modi To Inaugurate Thought Leadership Forum On Fintech On 3 December

Swarajya Staff

Nov 30, 2021, 12:58 PM | Updated 01:01 PM IST

Pic Via InFiniTy Forum website
Pic Via InFiniTy Forum website

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate InFinity Forum, a thought leadership Forum on FinTech, on Friday (3 December) at 10 am via video conferencing, an official release said on Tuesday (30 November)

The event is being hosted by International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) in collaboration with GIFT City and Bloomberg on 3 and 4 December.

Indonesia, South Africa and the United Kingdom are partner countries in the first edition of the Forum, Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said in a release.

InFinity Forum will bring together the leading minds of the world in policy, business, and technology to discuss and come up with actionable insight into how technology and innovation can be leveraged by the FinTech industry for inclusive growth and serving humanity at large, according to the release.

"The agenda of the Forum will focus on the theme of 'Beyond'; with various sub themes including FinTech beyond boundaries, with governments and businesses focussing beyond the geographical boundaries in the development of global stack to promote financial inclusiveness; FinTech beyond Finance, by having convergence with emerging areas such as SpaceTech, GreenTech and AgriTech to drive sustainable development; and FinTech Beyond Next, with focus on how Quantum Computing could impact the nature of Fintech industry in the future and promote new opportunities," the release said.

The forum will witness participation from over 70 countries.

The key speakers at the forum includes Finance Minister of Malaysia Tengku Zafrul Aziz, Finance Minister of Indonesia Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Creative Economy Indonesia Sandiaga S Uno, Reliance Industries chairman and MD Mukesh Ambani, SoftBank Group chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son, IBM Corporation chairman and CEO Arvind Krishna, Kotak Mahindra Bank MD and CEO Uday Kotak, among others.

NITI Aayog, Invest India, FICCI and NASSCOM are some of the key partners to this year's forum, the release said.

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