MoI completes 71.5 mn transactions in 2016 Mar 08, 2017 0 525 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaA total of 71,565,367 transactions were accomplished by different departments of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) in 2016, according to latest government figures.On an average, 198,793 transactions were made every day. Of the total transactions, about 47,948,796 (67 percent) were made through electronic services while 23,616,571 (33 percent) done at service centres.A total of 3,389,606 calls were made to emergency number 999 regarding traffic, injuries, illnesses, complaints, enquiries, fire reports and other personal services.As many as 6,857,124 transactions relating to visa services were made last year, with residency-related ones reaching 3,245,873. A total of 46,947 Police Clearance Certificate were issued in 2016 along with 56,265 building permits. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Drones to help save people from drowning Mar 08, 2017 0 1842 Q-Post, MoTC develop drones for postal delivery Mar 08, 2017 0 1039 Infra for citizens' housing projects nears completion Mar 08, 2017 0 1065 Mowasalat smart buses likely to hit roads this year Santhosh Chandran DOHA Public Transport Company Mowasalat's smart buses with greater safety and comfort features, which are on display at the ongoing QITCOM 2017, are awaiting approval from authorities to hit .. MEC launches electronic patent registration service Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) on Tuesday launched a service to register patents electronically through its website. In a statement, the MEC said the entire patent registration .. 11,000 register for hajj pilgrimage this year so far Doha As many as 11,000 citizens and residents have so far applied for hajj pilgrimage since registration started in March. Registration can be done online in English and Arabic on the website of the Hajj and Umrah Affairs .. N Korea, Malaysia in tit-for-tat exit bans over Kim killing Kuala Lumpur North Korea and Malaysia on Tuesday banned each other's citizens from leaving their countries, with Kuala Lumpur saying its nationals were effectively being held"hostage" in a row over the .. Al Faisal Holding buys 86% stake in Banif Bank DOHA Al Faisal Holding group has stepped up its efforts to invest in Malta after its acquisition of 86 percent stake in Banif Bank (Malta). Chief Officer Corporate Services at Banif Bank Malta, Andrian Coppini, said the .. Malaysia foils attack on Arab royalty, arrests four Houthis KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia said on Tuesday that suspected militants from Yemen arrested late last month ahead of a visit by Saudi King Salman had been planning an attack on Arab royalty. A senior Malaysian police source said ..