Uber honoured for 100% driver Saudization

Mohammad Bakr Gazzaz, General Manager of Uber in Saudi Arabia, was on hand to receive the award

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc. on the day of it's IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2019.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc. on the day of it's IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2019.

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Uber has received recognition from Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, Saudi Minister of Transport and Chairman of the Transport General Authority (TGA), for achieving 100 percent Driver Saudization on its ride-sharing application in the Kingdom.

Uber received this recognition in a ceremony at the Ministry’s headquarters in the presence of Dr Rumaih bin Muhammad Al-Rumaih, President of the TGA, and Engineer Fawaz bin Zanaf Al-Sahli, Vice President of Land Transport at the TGA.

Mohammad Bakr Gazzaz, General Manager of Uber in Saudi Arabia, was on hand to receive the award to this national milestone, alongside a number of some of the most highly rated drivers on Uber.

“We are delighted to be honoured by H.E the Minister of Transport, Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, for achieving this milestone in the ride-sharing sector, and are extremely happy for the drivers who have been recognized for their contribution to the sector. We are committed to supporting the Kingdom in its quest to create more economic opportunities and will continue to work closely with the government to offer more individuals, easy access to these opportunities,” said Gazzaz. – TradeArabia News Service

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