Careem , the leading ride-hailing service in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced the launch of a new market, Palestine, as part of its broader commitment to better the region. The launch also highlights the opportunity the Palestinian tech ecosystem provides to local businesses. Careem Launches its Services in Palestinian.
Careem’s investment in Palestine falls in line with the company’s commitment to create one million jobs in the Middle East and North Africa region by 2018. At the same time, launching the app in Palestine is set to empower the local population through the transfer of knowledge and skills, with the possibility of stimulating advances in technology and other sectors from communications to logistics.
Careem has already announced to hire 100 software engineers from Pakistan. “At Careem, we are committed to solving local problems in our region by providing access to reliable transportation and aiding in the creation of jobs. But our region would not be complete without including Palestine. It is our sincere hope that our entry into Palestine will encourage other startups and technology companies to recognize the potential of the country as place of investment in this region.” Said Mudassir Sheikha , CEO and co-founder, Careem. […]