Egypt president approves law regulating ride-sharing apps, like Uber and Careem

Many Egyptians who complain about taxi service had already switched to ride-sharing apps such as Uber and UAE-based Careem
Egypt president approves law regulating ride-sharing apps, like Uber and Careem
The legislation was passed by parliament in May despite concerns among some lawmakers.
By AFP
Mon 25 Jun 2018 07:06 PM

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has approved a law regulating ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Careem, the official gazette reported on Sunday.

The legislation was passed by parliament in May despite concerns among some lawmakers.

Many Egyptians who complain about taxi services, including drivers who refuse to turn on their meters or their air conditioning during the summer heat, had already switched to ride-sharing apps such as Uber and UAE-based Careem.

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