Investment in the digital infrastructure of the country has been a priority for the Government of Bangladesh in the past decade, ever since the vision for Digital Bangladesh was launched.
Digital payments are critical to the government’s vision and ensuring these are scaled responsibly is now critical. The National Digital Payments Roadmap (‘the Roadmap’) provides
a high-level plan to expand the adoption of responsible digital payments in a way that is agile, inclusive, and helps achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is designed to
accelerate collaboration between the public and private stakeholders and present a framework for using new approaches and technologies to transform the payment ecosystem. The
Roadmap builds on the UN Principles for Responsible Digital Payments (‘UN Principles’) and recommends drivers for foundational elements: environment, infrastructure, processes, policies,
and actions. The solutions are mapped to the national vision and aligned with the capabilities of the ecosystem participants.

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