Shafaq News/ On Sunday, Iraqi Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani chaired a special meeting to follow up on the implementation of the unified treasury account, stressing the need to urge citizens to use electronic payment.
His office said in a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, that Al-Sudani chaired a meeting devoted to discussing and following up on the steps for implementing the unified treasury account, and completing the application of electronic card/POS payment points, as well as discussing the facilities and incentives that can be provided to citizens who use electronic payment. In order to encourage them to do so.
Al-Sudani listened to a comprehensive presentation on the measures taken in this path, the rates of progress and requirements, as he stressed the necessity of continuing to hold meetings with technicians and specialists to remove obstacles, indicating that these steps are among the most important financial, banking and economic reform measures, which the government focuses on as a priority in its program. .
At the beginning of last June, the Central Bank of Iraq announced that Council of Ministers Resolution No. (23044) for the year 2023 had entered into force, which was to increase the number of electronic payment devices (POS) in government institutions and the private sector to enhance the culture of electronic payment and collection, and reduce the use of paper money in collections and transactions. Commercial.