Tawasul signed a contract with Nawras on August 2009 to be one of Nawras's premium distributors in the Sultanate of Oman selling and distributing Nawras's products such as SIM cards, modems and prepaid scratch cards. The agreement also gives Tawasul the distribution rights to distribute and launch our electronic POS prepaid recharge terminals over various cities in Oman.
Nawras are the Sultanates customer-friendly communications provider and they were formed by the Omani Qatari Telecommunications Company SAOC (QTel) and operate in the Omani market under the name of Nawras. They are also the Sultanate's second mobile provider.
Tawasul launched its POS terminals in the Omani market in Sept 2009.
Tawasul formed a joint venture with a local partner Raiba Land Trans Ltd. in Sudan in May 2009. We operate under the name Sahil Electronic Services Co. Ltd. in the Sudanese market.
Raiba Land Trans Ltd. is a transportation company that is part of Elnefeidi Group in Sudan.
Tawasul and Elnefeidi Group in Sudan, joined forces and formed Sahil to be the leading e-payments company in Sudan and Africa.