Islamabad’s cabbies protest against online taxi services Uber and Careem, demanding authorities to put a ban on ride-hailing services including Uber and Careem.
Protesting drivers belonging to the federal capital taxi union islamabad blocked Rawal Dam Chowk which left traffic moving between Islamabad and Murree struck.
A mob also broke the windscreen of a ride-sharing taxi and attempted to thrash the driver. However, police force at the scene reverted the demonstrators and rescued the driver.
Ride-Hailing Uber and Careem
Uber and Careem were launched recently in Pakistan. Because these cab services offer reliable services on affordable rates. Careem is operating in six cities of Pakistan and Uber has been launched in three cities of Pakistan including Islamabad.
Everyone knows that local taxi or cab drivers are charging too much that is the reason people are attracted towards Careem and Uber.