E-wallet users to get RM30


There are numerous digital payment and e-wallet apps available in Malaysia today. — 123rf.com

PETALING JAYA: There’s another push for Malaysia’s digital development with the government dangling a carrot to promote e-wallets.Malaysians aged 18 years and above and earning RM100,000 and below a year will be entitled to a one-off payment of RM30 that can be claimed from Jan 1 to Feb 29 next year.The RM450mil allocation will benefit 15 million Malaysians. To receive the payment, users will need a verified account with selected e-wallet operators.

“The e-wallet stimulus initiative will drive the adoption of e-wallets as a convenient method of payment for consumers, ” said Boost CEO Mohd Khairil Abdullah.

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