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Central Bank of Uzbekistan recommends contactless payment systems to contian coronavirus

akipress.com/
18 March 2020

The Central Bank of Uzbekistan offered recommendations for users of banking services for the period of the coronavirus crisis.

The Central Bank recommended to minimize visits to banks for making current payments and to use remote payment methods instead, such as Internet banking, mobile applications of banks and payment systems.

According to the World Health Organization, use of cash as a form of payment may be one of the channels of spread of the virus.

For this reason, use of bank cards and alternative forms of electronic payments are recommended. The safest form is contactless payment system.