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JCB is now accepted in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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JCB is now accepted in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Source: shutterstock.com

Bank AlJazira has partnered with JCB International to launch JCB acceptance through its POS and ATM network devices deployed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A partnership that complements the role played by Saudi Payments role to enhance the payments landscape in the kingdom through the enablement of international payment schemes to operate in KSA market.

This partnership will enable Bank AlJazira to accept JCB Cards across their network of POS terminals and ATM terminals deployed throughout the Kingdom and also provide greater convenience for JCB’s growing cardholders in Islamic markets.

Both sides are delighted to reach this agreement, which would add new channels of acceptance for the JCB branded cards in the Saudi market, and will enable visitors to the Kingdom from various countries to use their JCB Cards through the POS and ATM network of Bank AlJazira in stores and outlets across the Kingdom.

Enabling JCB in the Saudi market is a remarkable milestone driven by the strategy of the Saudi Central Bank and helping the achievement of Vision 2030 goals. As part of our engagement to introduce advanced payment services and features across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and continuous efforts to enhance the ecosystem's competitiveness, the enablement of globally renowned international payment schemes such as JCB to operate in KSA emerges as an important driver to help us reach our endeavors to offer multiple options for the kingdom's residents and visitors
Abdulaziz Alafaleg, Managing Director of Saudi Payments

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