Commenting on the agreement, Dr Ali bin Saud Al Bimani, Vice-chancellor of Sultan Qaboos University said, “We are always supportive of all measures that help students overcome obstacles and enrich their campus life. Smart, secure and easy payment solutions will facilitate and organise the collection of payments at many units and service centres in the university. We appreciate that Thawani platform offers one of the simplest and most innovative e-payment solutions in the Sultanate.”
Majid bin Fayil Al Amri, Founder and CEO of Thawani said, “We are delighted to provide smart payment solutions at SQU. We aim to cooperate with all higher education institutions in the Sultanate and offer benefit and ease of use to students and their parents. Students, parents and staff at SQU will experience benefit from our exceptional payment platform, which offers innovative products and services. We want to encourage a culture of cashless transactions in Oman. The e-payment solution offers a safe, simple, and highly secure payment method as an alternative to cash, credit, and debit cards.
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. Thawani app aims 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 founded in March 2016, 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.
Source Link: timesofoman.com