Careem expands Iraq ride-share operation

Dubai-based ride-hailing company Careem has expanded into the Iraqi city of Mosul, according to a report by Arabian Business. The company is hoping to provide technology-based mobility options for riders and offer flexible employment opportunities for local drivers. Careem Iraq’s general manager Mohamed Al-Hakim says: “We hope that our entry will spur other companies to follow suit.” Careem expanded its service into the Iraqi city of Basra earlier this year, following its introduction in Najaf and
UTC / October 10, 2019
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The company is hoping to provide technology-based mobility options for riders and offer flexible employment opportunities for local drivers.

Careem Iraq’s general manager Mohamed Al-Hakim says: “We hope that our entry will spur other companies to follow suit.”

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Looking ahead, Careem also intends to bring its delivery and payment services in Mosul.