Mr. Bashar Yassin, and the representative of the Relief Agency, Mr. Muhammad Sobh, in the presence of a number of supervisors of the Ministry of Education, and representatives of banks.
During the meeting, the activities that will be worked on during the banking week for the current year 2023, which will be launched during the coming March, were discussed, with the aim of educating students financially and introducing them to banking services, and enhancing the process of financial inclusion and access to banking services and knowledge to all segments of society, especially students.
The participants stressed the need for this year’s events to focus on introducing students to electronic banking services and electronic payment methods, how to benefit from them, and to plan for their professional and economic future.
The meeting discussed the mechanisms of activating and developing the electronic “banking” application, in terms of content and working to increase the number of students using the application, with the aim of identifying the financial and banking services provided by banks, lending institutions, and electronic payment companies.
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During the meeting, the Governor of the Palestine Monetary Authority honored a number of supervisors from the Ministry of Education who were most active in working to spread the “banking” application among students and introducing them to it and how to use it. Banks presented these supervisors with 10 tablets as a gift for their efforts.
It is noteworthy that the Banking Week for Children and Youth is an annual event organized by the Monetary Authority in cooperation with the Association of Banks, the Ministry of Education, the UNRWA, and other partners, with the aim of promoting financial and banking culture and informing school students about developments in banking products and linking them to digital transformation and financial technology, and helping them prepare and prepare to make their future. financial and economic.