Mint President & CEO, Nabil Bader, said, "This signing today and the proposed JVA is the culmination of over 2 years of work in Egypt during turbulent times and marks a tremendous commitment by both ECARD, PBDAC and the Egyptian Government to improving the delivery of financial and other services to the rural sector and is another step towards to the successful implementation of our long term goal of becoming the leading provider of alternative financial services to the unbanked globally."