Uber to Officially Launch in Pakistan
Shaden Abdellatif, Communications Manager Uber Middle East and Africa Operations confirmed in an email to Value Walk that the rumors about Uber launching in Pakistan are true and they are currently recruiting a team in Lahore.
The job listing page on the official site of Uber currently displays vacancies for General Manager, Marketing Manager, and Operations and Logistics Manager.
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Uber is currently the world’s most valuable private company with India receiving a $1 billion investment recently. The service availability has expanded to 58 countries and 300 cities in a short span of 5 years only.
With the intensely growing 3G/4G subscriptions and smartphone users in Pakistan, it was only a matter of time that the on-demand ride service debuted in the country too. For now, it seems like the service will be available in Lahore only.
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Whether people will be invited to join Uber with their own cars or if the company will maintain its own fleet in Pakistan with in-house drivers is yet to be seen.U