(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Muscat- 'Zafafee' app, which offers services for wedding celebrations, pocketed the first prize of RO3,000 in the Sas48H contest organised by the Sas Center for Entrepreneurship at Information Technology Authority (ITA).
The competition, organised in cooperation with Bank Muscat, witnessed 120 participants divided into 19 teams who worked on creative ideas in mobile app and web development field in 48 hours.
H E Eng Ahmed bin Hassan al Dheeb, Undersecretary in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and deputy chairman of ITA's Board of Directors, presided over the concluding ceremony in the presence of Dr Salim bin Sultan al Ruzaiqi, CEO of ITA, Waleed al Hashar, deputy CEO of Bank Muscat, and a number of ITA and Bank Muscat management team members.
After the demo show of developed projects, the jury committee announced the winners. Zafafee app offers services for wedding celebrations including information about nearest beauty centres, henna and dress designers and food catering. The second prize of RO2,000 went to 'Tawleefah' app, which is a platform gathering various service providers for daily requirements where consumers can reach them under one roof. The third prize of RO1,000 was won by 'Bitter Twitter' app which offers information and analysis about the reputation of organisations based on user reviews and comments on social media channels.
The contest was held at the Bank Muscat head office.