The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced that Eid Al Fitr can be transferred through 33 electronic applications that include banking applications and electronic wallets.
The authority clarified in a recent circular entitled: “Take them away from a distance and share the joy of the holiday” that the available banking applications reach 23 applications, and that the Eid can be transferred electronically, and includes the applications of banks: “Dubai Islamic”, “Crescent” and “Ajman” , “Abu Dhabi Islamic”, “Abu Dhabi Commercial”, “First Abu Dhabi”, “Emirates NBD”, “Emirates Islamic”, “Citibank”, “Dubai Commercial” and “Ras Al Khaimah National” , "Noor Bank", "National Fujairah", "Umm Al Quwain National", "Sharjah Islamic", "Mashreq", "Arabi", "Al-Ahly Kuwaiti", "Habib Bank", and " HSBC Emirates, United Bank, Standard Chartered and National Kuwait.
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority stated that e-wallet applications for transferring Eidia include 10 governorates: “Smart Bank - Abu Dhabi Islamic”, “BIT Portfolio - First Abu Dhabi”, “Hayyak - Abu Dhabi Commercial”, and “Lev - Emirates NBD” , "Bottom", "To Talk B", "e Walt - Etisalat", "Welcome - Al Hilal Bank", "Insta - Fujairah National", and "Mashreq New".
The competent medical authorities are advised to reduce the use of cash currencies and to use the electronic options available at the time of payment to avoid any risks, while the current trends came to refrain from distributing the "Eidiya" during the Eid Al-Fitr period, as a precautionary measure, especially with studies that talk about the possible transmission of the Corona virus through Trading in fiat currencies even in a minimal way, in cases of not washing hands or touching the face.
Health authorities are also advised to adhere to preventive measures and precautionary measures, especially since the target group of “Eidiya” are children who may not be sufficiently aware of the preventive measures and risks associated with dealing with cash.
Refraining from distributing "Eidiya" during the Eid al-Fitr period is a precaution.