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3.73 Mn Benefit from Saudi Citizen Account Program in February

3.73 Mn Benefit from Saudi Citizen Account Program in February

Friday, 22 February, 2019 - 13:30
A general view of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
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The total number of beneficiaries at the Citizen Account Program reached 3.73 million in its 15th installment, up from 3.70 million.

The total amount paid in February exceeded SAR2.4 billion (USD640 million).

Citizen Account Program Spokesman Sultan Al-Qahtani stated that 44 percent of heads of households and independents were qualified for this payment batch.

He added that the number of heads of households exceeded 2.2 million, representing 61 percent of total beneficiaries, while the number of independents surpassed 1.4 million, or 39 percent.

Housewives represent seven percent, while males represent 93 percent. Independent females represented 53 percent, while independent males 47 percent.

The program stressed the need to disclose data and income accurately otherwise some beneficiaries might be deprived of their qualification in this batch.

It called on beneficiaries to visit the e-portal of the program to update or modify their data in case of any change.

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