The Central Bank of Turkmenistan called upon the country’s residents to use more the possibilities of cashless payments in order to protect their health. An announcement with recommendations for urgent preventive measures has been published in the local press today.
“Cashless payments allow performing payments faster, using beneficial services around the clock, as well as ensuring health and funds safety”, the message says.
CBT urged citizens to pay attention to the Internet and mobile banking services, as well as electronic trading platforms and the possibility of making contactless payments.
If, nevertheless, there is a need to withdraw cash from an ATM, the organization recommends using protective medical masks and observing a social distance of 2 meters in a live queue.
“By using the above recommendations, you will protect your own health, and you will also sense the full benefit from the advantages created for you by services of the banking system”, CBT writes in its message.
This year, Turkmen banks have introduced many useful services that have made cashless payments more profitable.
The Overdraft service was launched, which allows paying for purchases even if the card has run out of funds. ORIENT wrote more detailed about it at.
Earlier, domestic banks have also introduced the Cashback system. It automatically returns to the buyer’s account a certain percentage of the value of the purchases made using a bank card on a monthly basis.