Times of Oman
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Get ROP information, visa status update via SMS now
January 20, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Muscat: Omantel, in collaboration with Royal Oman Police (ROP), has launched a new service that allows customers to enquire through SMS about their traffic violations, vehicle registration expiry dates and other information like their visa status.

Sahar Khalfan Al Asmi, Team Leader Data and Applications at Omantel Consumer Unit said, "Customers can now enquire about their traffic tickets through their Civil ID Number for private vehicles or Commercial Registration Number for Commercial vehicles. This service also allows customers to enquire about their personal/commercial vehicles registration expiry date and the status of their visa application."

To benefit from this service, customers need to send a blank message to 90085 and they will  immediately receive a message with instructions on how to use the service. The service cost is 100 Baisa per request.

ROP housing project
Lt. Gen. Hassan bin Mohsen Al Shraiqi, Inspector General of Police and Customs, yesterday signed three agreements to construct a housing complex for police personnel in Al Sarouj area, Oman News Agency reported.

The housing project is part of the programme launched by the General Command of the Royal Oman Police to provide quality accommodation to its personnel.

The project consists of three housing buildings, including about 585 housing units with various areas. It will be executed on 65,800 square meter area.

The agreement signing ceremony was attended by a number of senior ROP officers and officials of the companies executing the project.

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