OTaxi launches public transport service in Special Economic Zone at Duqm

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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OTaxi, the leading Oman Taxi chain, has launched its public transport service in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm (SEZAD), the biggest special economic zone in the Middle East region.

The company said that this new service is aimed to support the ongoing commercial and development growth in the Zone. OTaxi started providing its services in 2014. It stands as the first taxi service available through an electronic application in the Sultanate of Oman.

Eng. Harith bin Khamis Al Maqbali, CEO of OTaxi, stated that, “The service was launched in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm, and the taxi order platform has been installed at Duqm Airport. This will facilitate the service for Duqm visitors who can use this fast delivery service. Else, visitors can also use this reliable service via the OTaxi mobile app at an affordable price.”

Eng. Harith urged visitors and residents at Duqm to experience the OTaxi service in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm and express their opinions and observations on the service, which will be seriously taken into consideration.

According to the statement, “This serves to lift and improve the taxi and transport service in the Sultanate of Oman to meet the public’s aspirations.”

Eng. Ahmed bin Ali Akaak, Acting CEO of the Special Economic Zone at Duqm, commented that “the OTaxi’s cooperation to provide its services in the Zone, which in turn will provide an additional advantage for arrivals, visitors, and tourists to the Zone through Duqm Airport, which is witnessing a growing and rapid economic movement where there is a need to move in easily and flexibility. Moreover, the service will also contribute to creating job opportunities for taxi owners in Duqm.”

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