Extra e-channels launched for paying government fees

SourceSaudi Gazette
SectorTechnology
CountrySaudi Arabia

Saudi Gazette reportRIYADH — Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Finance has launched additional electronic payment channels using bank cards, apart from SADAD, to pay fees for various government services. Deputy Minister of Finance for Revenue Affairs Tariq Alshuhayeb said that additional payment channels have been activated for a number of government agencies, while the services of the remaining government agencies will be added in the coming period.He said the move comes within the framework of the ministry’s endeavor to promote digital transformation in government financial transactions, in order to achieve the goals of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 to develop financial transactions and expanding the electronic payment channels for government services. “Provision of additional electronic payment channels in support of the current payment channel of SADAD will enable citizens, expatriates, visitors, and the business sector to pay government fees and services safely and quickly, using various bank cards such as Mada and credit cards. It also provides the possibility of credit card payments for beneficiaries from ...read more...