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SAMA Continues its awareness campaign on paper currency signs security


The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) continues its awareness campaign of the new currency's security signs and methods of verification and tools that can help identify genuine currency by distributing a number of tools to shops. This step is an assurance of the interest paid by SAMA to spread knowledge and awareness culture among cash traders of the importance of national currency.  For that purpose, SAMA distributed through its branches tools that can help identify security signs of the Saudi currency. These tools include pens and light detectors which work by ultraviolet radiation which helps to identify the genuine currency. The campaign targets the popular and seasonal markets dealing with cash and elderly sellers and shops owners. This is part of SAMA's effort to raise public awareness of the national currency's characteristics, security signs, and how to differentiate the fake currency from the authentic one.

It is worth mentioning that SAMA is keen to include the best and strongest security signs and technical characteristics within its currency, which are difficult to counterfeit. In addition, to design them according to the latest technologies and international standards that suit the leading status of the kingdom and SAMA, which can in return promotes the confidence and safety of the Saudi riyal.





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