Ghana's Government Aim To Ramp-Up Digital Payments With New Policies
The government in Ghana is launching three new national policies to drive digital payments in the country.
The policies have been called the National Financial Inclusion and Development Strategy, the Cash-Lite Roadmap and the Digital Financial Services Policy.
The goal of these policy initiatives will be to deepen further financial inclusion and fast-track deployment and use of digital payment system to help drive economic development in Ghana.
Ghana's Minister of Finance, Mr Ken-Ofori Atta commented that the new policies, when implemented would help drive accountability and efficiency and bring more underserved communities, especially women, into a versatile and over-arching financial inclusion system.
"Stepping away from cash moves a country towards the achievement of several Sustainable Development Goals," he said.
The minister urged the nations public and private sectors to work together to help make the implementation of these new policies to work for the citizens of Ghana.