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NB prolongs term of discussion of ban on payment for services with phone

The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan has extended the term of discussion of a scandalous ban on payment for services with mobile phone balance. Deputy Chairman of the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic Nurbek Zhenish informed 24.kg news agency.

According to him, on August 25 and 28 representatives of mobile operators, the National Bank, payment system operators and commercial banks gathered again and discussed the situation. Each party expressed another concern about the idea of ​​paying retail services with the mobile phone balance.

The National Bank extended the time for discussion of the draft resolution on amending the provision on electronic money to October 1, 2017.

«During this time, mobile operators must provide us with specific proposals, explain what they want to do. We will express our concerns regarding the security of such payments. Then together we will think how to resolve the contradictions,» Nenbek Zhenish told.