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Uber: 100% committed to Bangladesh

  • Published at 01:07 am March 28th, 2018
Uber: 100% committed to Bangladesh
Uber, the world's largest on-demand ridesharing company, has said the Uber-Grab deal in Southeast Asia will not cover Bangladesh as well as will not have any impact on its operation in the country. "This deal does not cover and will not have any impact on our Bangladesh operations," according to a press release issued on Tuesday. "We are 100% committed to serving our riders and driver partners in Bangladesh," it added. "The great news about our Grab deal is that it allows us to double down to invest aggressively in our core markets, which includes the India and South Asia region, namely, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka."
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On Monday, the ride-sharing giant announced that it has reached an agreement to combine its business in Southeast Asia with regional rival Grab. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, in a statement said: "Uber will get a 27.5% stake in the combined company. Around 500 colleagues across the region will transition to Grab, and over the coming weeks we will help our customers move to Grab's apps." The countries involved/impacted by the deal are Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, he added.