The news of Careem and Uber’s ban took the internet by a storm and it was all over the news media and social media. The interesting part of the story was the ban redemption announced by CM Punjab within few hours. Careem and Uber have to register their vehicles with transport authority.
Careem’s Official Response
Careem is happy to inform all its customers and captains that it’s platform is live and there is not an interruption in the service. On behalf of our team, captains, and vendors, we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude towards our customers, the print and electronic media and esteemed members of the civil society who spoke in support of ride-hailing services.
We are also thankful to the respective Governments of Sindh and Punjab for taking notice of the prevailing situation and ensuring their support in working closely together to develop new enabling regulations to welcome the advent of the Sharing Economy in Pakistan. Several key meetings have been scheduled between the leadership of Careem and senior government officials in the coming days and we are extremely hopeful of making progress and working alongside the Government to help foster entrepreneurship, raise investment for our public transport infrastructure and above all, create millions of jobs.