LAHORE – Uber and the Bank of Punjab have signed Memorandum of Understanding whereby Parties have consented to work together for over 50,000 Green Cab and Yellow Cab Customers to bring them on Uber platform.
According to official media release of Uber, the initiative will help Green Cab and Yellow Cab Customers in their economic uplift and will improve earning capacity.
Mr. Safeeullah Shah, GM Uber and Mr. Salman Alam Shah Head RFD BOP signed MOU on behalf of their organizations.
All customers consented to opt for Uber platform will require to apply and undergo Uber’s prescribed training. Upon completion of which, each individual will be able to use their own vehicle through Uber platform.
Speaking on the occasion, Safeeullah Shah GM Uber Pakistan said, “The partnership looks forward to build on the flexibility, entrepreneurial opportunity and earning potential of Uber’s innovative technology along with BOP’s financial expertise to bring about a positive change in the earnings of Green Cab & Yellow Cab customers”
Mr. Salman Alam Shah – Head Retail Finance Division, Bank of Punjab said, “BOP had provided Employment Opportunities to thousands of un-employed youth through Chief Minister Punjab Apna Rozgar (Green Cab) and Yellow Cab Schemes. Now, our program is designed to equip our Green Cab Yellow Cab Customers with the right to succeed as entrepreneurs and our arrangements with Uber will enable them to earn better income for their families.”
Mr. Naeemuddin Khan, President BOP, Mr. Khalid S. Tirmizey, DCEO BOP, Mr. Taimur Afzal Group Head RFD, Mr. Ahmad Shah Durrani Group Head RBG, Mr. Shahid Waqar Mahmood, Group Head SAM from BOP were also present on the occasion.
Mr. Loic Amado, Head of Expansion MEA, Mr. Zohair Yousafi, Head of Expansion Pakistan, Ms Joanne Kuba, Head of Public Policy MEA and Mr. Ghassan Haddad, Public Policy Manager MEA of UBER were also present on the occasion.