Meethaq elevates mobile banking service with innovative features

MUSCAT: Meethaq, the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman from Bank Muscat, has introduced innovative features to elevate mobile banking service. The state-of-the-art application with the latest features was unveiled at a ceremony held at Muscat City Centre. The simplified ‘24/7 anytime, anywhere’ Islamic banking service is quick and easy to download and provides customers a secure and convenient 24/7 access to their bank accounts.
The smart mobile app has over 20 new and improved features such as customer experience, online bill payments, iWatch compatibility, eCommerce and Tap & Pay. The innovative features include tap and pay which is first of its kind in Oman, eCommerce where Meethaq is the first bank in the Middle East to offer this services, scheduling of transfers and payments, email statement, real time credit card payment and iWatch Compatiblity.
The Tap and Pay allows customers to transfer to other Meethaq account by just tapping the phone with another Meethaq beneficiary phone which creates a unique and pleasant experience for the customer. The new app is compatible with Apple iWatch where the customer can view his account details, check notification, branch locations, prayer timing and many more without opening his phone.
Meethaq is proudly the first bank in the Middle East to launch the eCommerce platform with the aim to fulfil the user digital needs with a huge library of products offered by Microsoft, Google, Apple, Sony and many more.
With the app offering enhanced features, Meethaq has made banking truly mobile, secure and convenient for Islamic banking customers who can bank ‘24/7 anytime, anywhere’. Notably, the Meethaq app works on all mobile phones and is customised for iPhones and Android with simple icons and menus. The app is available in both English and Arabic. Downloading and using the Meethaq app is easy and instant as no separate registration or filling of form is required for existing mobile banking customers of the bank. However, new customers require Meethaq Islamic debit card number and PIN to do instant registration. Customers can download the app from Google Play and Apple Store.
Sulaiman al Harthy, Deputy Chief Executive Officer — Islamic Banking, said: “Reflecting Bank Muscat’s new vision “To serve you better, everyday”, Meethaq is proud to introduce new features and enhance mobile banking convenience.”