Pakistan Institute of Development Economics


Socio-Economic Impact of Ride Hailing: Overcoming barriers to Mobility

Date : Friday, December 17, 2021 at 02:00 PM PST
Moderator: Dr. Nadeem Ul Haque, Vice Chancellor, PIDE
Speaker :

Ibrahim Manna, Managing Director Global Markets, Careem
Fatima Akhtar Ahmad, Director Of Govt. Relations, Careem
Cezanne Maherali, Head of Policy Middle East & Africa, Uber
Rana Waqas Anwar, Additional District Magistrate, ADCG Islamabad

This webinar will highlight the key socio-economic impact of Ride Hailing in Pakistan along with address pertinent questions like:

• Ride Hailing possible solution to Pakistan’s transit crisis

• How Ride hailing has overcome mobility issues in Pakistan• Impact on women (as a means of direct employment or otherwise)

• Regional learnings (examples in the region of how disruption such as Ride Hail have paved the way for improved mobility)

• Link to other industries e.g., tourism etc which may potentially benefit from Ride Hail

• What are some of the policy measures which if taken by the government can help facilitate the Ride hailing Industry? Currently, Ride Hailing comes under the Provincial Transport Departments.