Over 700,000 passengers were transported by Mwasalat’s bus services in the first six months of 2021.
A statement said, ‘Mwasalat has transported 760,000 passengers in its bus services and 115,000 passengers in its ferry services in the first six months of 2021 ensuring commitment to COVID-19 precautionary measures for the safety of passengers.
‘The number of Omani employees has reached 1,412, accounting for an Omanisation rate of 90 per cent.’
Mwasalat also stated that it introduced a number of initiatives during the pandemic, such as increasing the frequency of trips and decreasing ticket prices. The company organised more than 17 training opportunities for jobseekers in some of its departments such as information technology, environmental health and safety, and human resources.