The Bahrain Government has launched online payment facility for debit card users. The government has launched the eGovernment portal, www.e.gov.bh, which allows citizens to pay their bills through debits card.
The Ministry of Finance has signed an agreement with the Ahli United Bank to enable the debit card payment facility. The government has launched a variety of eGovernment services, including Government Data Network (GDN), Smart Card and eGovernment Portal to drive Bahrain to a leadership position in eGovernment. The portal will allow debit card holders to pay their bills through online. The Benefit Payment Gateway is an advanced online payment solution that allows merchants, corporate and government entities to interact with their individual customers to process and settle online credit and debit cards payments via Internet or any other electronic channel with protection and integrity throughout a complete payment process cycle.