Uber had recently launched in Pakistan; the online taxi dispatch company is one of its kinds. The service was initiated in Lahore with the free ride offers on the weekends. Now, Government of Punjab is getting ready to get into a partnership with Uber Pakistan.
Uber will be used as a multiplier for the entrepreneurs who received 50,000 government-subsidized taxis through Bank of Punjab Apna Rozgar Scheme.
According to the first details, chairman PITB, Dr. Umar Saif announced on his Facebook page about this expected partnership. CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif met with the Uber team and talked about this business.
It seems like Uber is about to see many partnerships with the stakeholders in Pakistan. Recently, Mobilink also announced its collaboration with this company, and now Government of Punjab is seeking partnership with it.
About Uber Pakistan
Uber is one of the cheapest taxi services in Pakistan with the price of just Rs. 13 per kilometer. The company, for the first time, introduced cash accepting service in Lahore. UberGo is the service which allows passengers of the Uber taxi to pay using cash or from the in-app credit card options. There is also an active security system in the taxis of Uber.