Islamabad, January 24, 2018 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met Mr. Dara Khowsroshahi, CEO of Uber Technologies Inc. at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos today. MoS for Information Technology Ms. Anusha Rehman, Special Assistant to PM Mr. Ali Jehangir Siddiqui and senior government officials were also present. The Prime Minister appreciated Uber for spearheading the model of a “sharing economy” and invited Uber to partner with Pakistani banks and the Prime Minister’s Youth Program to help drivers in financing vehicles for Uber.

Avenues and opportunities regarding effective participation by Uber in Pakistan’s economy in a meaningful manner were also discussed during the meeting. The Prime Minister assured them that the market holds a lot of potential for them and can provide the commuters added value for money. Uber Technologies Inc. is a global technology company, operational in 633 cities.

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