Experience-hailing app Uber on Tuesday introduced that its has ceased working its app in Karachi, Multan, Faisalabad, Peshawar and Islamabad.
“Uber remains committed to Pakistan — we will continue to serve these five cities with our subsidiary brand Careem and continue to operate the Uber app in Lahore,” the corporate stated in a press release posted on its web site.
The corporate stated that it’s going to proceed to supply its companies in Lahore with new product launches to “support earners during these difficult times”.
It stated it might talk with its riders and companions within the 5 cities on the best way to use and easily transition to Careem.
“When we acquired Careem, it was always our belief that the two companies could come together to complement each other’s strengths and better serve the region through tailored experiences,” the assertion added.
The corporate stated it was conscious this was a “difficult time” for its groups, which had “worked incredibly hard to build this business over the past few years”.
“We greatly appreciate everyone’s contributions and our priority is to minimise the impact on our employees, drivers, riders, and Hero partners who use the Uber app during this change in Karachi, Islamabad, Faisalabad, Multan and Peshawar,” the assertion reads.
Uber had accomplished its acquisition of rival Careem in 2020 for $3.1 billion. It was stated on the time that Careem and Uber would proceed to supply their respective regional companies and proceed operations as unbiased manufacturers.
With the finalisation of the deal, Uber had acquired Careem’s mobility, supply, and funds companies throughout the higher Center East area, with main markets together with Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.