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In a groundbreaking move, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah (MoHU), in collaboration with the Saudi National Bank (SNB AlAhli), has unveiled the Nusuk Wallet, the world’s first international digital wallet tailored for Hajj and Umrah pilgrims, Wego reports.

According to the Saudi Press Agency, the Nusuk Wallet aims to enhance the financial management experience for millions of pilgrims. As the first of its kind, it allows pilgrims to handle their money seamlessly during their stay to perform rituals.

Moreover, this digital wallet uses advanced technology and encryption to ensure top-notch security for all transactions. The Nusuk wallet integrates cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), biometric identity verification, and robust encryption techniques. It also employs advanced API and integrated SDK technologies, setting a new standard in technical services for religious tourism.

The launch of the Nusuk Wallet is a significant step towards modernizing the Hajj and Umrah experience, aligning with Saudi Arabia’s broader vision of embracing digital transformation. Furthermore, it promises to set a new benchmark in the integration of technology and religious practices, offering a secure, efficient, and user-friendly financial management tool for pilgrims worldwide.