Thawani organises introductory session to Thawani Ambassadors Programme
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The e-payment platform pioneer in Oman, Thawani Technologies Company organised an introductory session for the members of the Thawani Ambassadors Programme at Sundus Rotana Hotel Muscat recently.

During the session, members of the Thawani Ambassadors Programme were briefed on the concept and the importance of the e-payment platform. Thawani Ambassadors Programme comes as part of Thawani Technologies Company’s strategy to encourage the concept of 'sharing economy' and to encourage talented Omanis in the field of sales and marketing to invest their time to encourage new merchant from the private sector to use and endorse the Thawani platform.  It is also aimed at providing them an opening to earn additional income by working with Thawani Technologies Company on a part-time basis.

The introductory session included a presentation on the Thawani Technologies Company on how to use the application and how to register the merchant. It also invited the ambassadors to ask questions and submit their proposals for the development of the programme.

Many talented Omani youth participated in the initiation session to the Thawani Ambassadors Programme.

Expressing his delight over participating in the programme, Hamad Al Derai, one of the ambassadors said, “The session was an incredible opportunity to learn about the platform, develop new skills and build relationship. It was also an opening to earn some extra income.”

Omar Al Qamshoui, sales manager at Thawani Technologies Company said,
“Thawani Ambassadors Programme continues to attract talented Omanis. These youngsters have the ability to convince and encourage traders to adopt electronic payments.  We are certain the ambassadors of this programme will popularise the concept of e-payment technology among traders and inspire them to take advantage of its Thawani’s distinctive services.”

Adoption of electronic payment modes by merchants will be beneficial for their growth. The use for e-payment platform has become increasingly popular as individuals are gradually moving to a cashless economy, where electronic payments are widely accepted for regular and frequent purchases.”
 
The Thawani platform offers one of the simplest and most innovative e-payment solutions in the Sultanate. Thawani e-payment solution offers a safe, simple, and highly secure payment method as an alternative to cash, credit, and debit cards. Thawani Technologies Company recently enabled Face ID and fingerprint authentication for its mobile app.

Users can download the Thawani app from the Apple Store or Google Play to manage their finances. All ‘Thawani’ app users are assured of keeping their banking data completely private. Users will not have to share any card, bank, or account information at any point to complete transactions. The application is in line with the Central Bank of Oman’s regulations and maintains the international PCI DSS standards for data integrity and secure encryption.

Everything from its set-up and creating an account, to using the app on a day-to-day basis has been designed around simplicity. The aim of Thawani app is to introduce a new alternative payment method that would not only be really simple to use but one that would always work, help people budget better, while adhering to the highest standards of security; both for customers and merchants alike.

The Thawani platform was launched on May 1, 2017 under the patronage of His Highness Sayyid Taimur bin As’ad bin Tariq Al Said, marking the beginning of a new era of easy and secure e-payment solutions in the Sultanate of Oman.  

The pioneer e-payment platform has seen steady growth during the last few months and gained the trust of both users and merchants in Oman. 

For more information about the app please visit the website at Thawani.om



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