Online shopping platform, has launched its peer-to-peer payments service for users in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

It means shoppers can send or request money in the form of noon credits to contacts using just their mobile phone number or an email ID. Once a user allows noon Pay access to their contacts list, money can be transferred instantly in the form of noon credits to anyone, at any time, and from anywhere, the firm said in a statement.

The user’s noon Pay balance can be accessed via the noon app on the ‘pay’ tab at the top of the screen. It can be used on noon, noon Minutes, noon Grocery, noon Food and fashion e-commerce platform SIVVI, offering users the option of using existing credits or adding money to their credits with a debit or credit card.

“Today marks a significant milestone for us as we introduce noon Pay to the world. We believe that providing people with a secure and versatile platform to transfer money effortlessly is a game-changer in today’s digital age. With noon Pay, we aim to revolutionise Peer-to-Peer payments, simplify financial transactions, and ultimately make people’s lives easier. noon Pay is aiming to be the one integrated financial services platform for its users, with a lot of new services being planned to be added soon,” Mosam Gadia, noon Pay said.

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