On June 14, 2022, the Albanian Banking Association (AAB) organized the “Digitalization vs cash” forum.
Organized in a single working session aiming at the direct follow-up of issues related to the topic, this forum focused on addressing alternative payment channels, reducing cash in the economy, and the fight against informality, as well as the use of the portal e-Albania by banks. This forum was organized with the support of PayLink.
The key speeches were held by Mr. Bledar Shella, AAB Chairman and CEO of OTP Bank Albania; Mr. Gent Sejko, Governor of the Bank of Albania; zj. Delina Ibrahimaj, Minister of Finance and Economy; Mr. Arben Ahmetaj, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Reconstruction and Reform Program; as well as Mr. Eduard Shalsi, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Economy and Finance.
The forum continued with presentations on market concerns and issues, international experiences, alternatives, and good practices from the country and the region.