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Wednesday, 4 November 2020

Government employees can obtain 30% salary advance through Meeza cards

WATCH THIS SPACE- Gov’t offers salary advance to Meeza card users on state payroll: Government employees using Meeza cards will be able to receive a 30% salary advance at no charge in the first six months of using the card, the Finance Ministry announced in a statement.

The catch? The advance can only be used for retail or online purchases and cannot be withdrawn from an ATM.

All government employees will receive their salaries via Meeza cards within a year, Maait said last week. The cards will allow users to withdraw cash through ATMs, make purchases online, and pay government fees through its e-payments portal. The government also plans to expand mobile payments through electronic wallets and QR codes.

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