News Desk: Uber shuts down services in major cities of Pakistan like Islamabad and Karachi.
Uber however is still operating in Lahore, which is the largest city in the province of Punjab. One of Pakistan’s most popular ride-hailing services, Uber announced a shutdown in major cities. According to the company’s announcements, it will no longer be operating in five cities including Islamabad, Karachi, Multan, Faisalabad, and Peshawar. The discontinuation will be in effect from today.
But isn’t this a total shutdown from Pakistan? Well no, the company in its announcement has also revealed that it will continue operating in Lahore. The Uber application will still be available to people living in the five cities but they will be greeted with a message.
The message will inform them about the unavailability of Uber in their city. Apart from that, the message will also recommend using Careem, which is another ride-hailing app instead. But why an endorsement of Careem? Well, Careem which is another major ride-hailing application is actually owned by Uber.
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