DOHA: Smartphone users having the Interior Ministry’s Metrash 2 application can now send photos of traffic violators directly to authorities.
The ministry said on its Facebook page yesterday that to use the new app, users should log in to the app, go to General Services and select Take Photo and send with remarks. “Now you can send pictures of violations using Metrash 2. Log in and go to ‘General Services’ and select ‘Take Photo.’ Enable GPS in your phone, take the photo, write your comments and then click on ‘send’ button. It will reach the concerned department,” the ministry said.
With Matrash 2, citizens and residents can access more than 35 services of the ministry within and outside the country. More than 25,000 people have subscribed to Metrash 2, with 4,000 transactions carried out daily until October. Smartphone users could download Matrash 2 by sending a text message typed as M2RE followed by the Qatari Identity card number (QID No.) and QID expiry date (M2RE xxxxxxxxxxx (QID No.) xx/xx/xxx (QID expiry date) to 92992.