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Zain KSA and Careem Sign a New Cooperation Agreement

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Zain KSA and Careem Sign a New Cooperation Agreement

In a move that will enhance the expansion of communication and information technology services in Saudi Arabia, Zain Saudi Arabia signed a cooperation agreement with Careem, A leading company in car booking services in the region. This agreement will contribute to supporting the enablement of the National Digital Plan and– at the same time- achieving relevant objectives of the National Transformation Program 2020.

An innovative solution, provided by Zain KSA to Careem, will further improve the latter’s operational efficiency. By providing two standard numbers for the driver and passenger, this solution will protect and preserve the privacy of both individuals.

The agreement was signed by Zain Saudi Arabia CEO, Peter Kaliaropoulos, and Careem CEO, Abdullah AlYas. This is a result of keen and shared interest of both parties to utilize this agreement and provide new and cutting-edge services.

Commenting on this agreement, Zain Saudi Arabia CEO stated:"Our mission is to work diligently to support Vision 2030 by building knowledge based on diversification of economy, and by actively contributing to achieving that goal. We at Zain Saudi Arabia are pleased to sign such agreements that are in line with our strategy to develop digital solutions and innovations, and support digital enterprises in the Saudi market.”

Careem is also one of the leading companies in mobile car booking services in the Saudi market. That, in turn, provides hundreds of thousands of job opportunities for young and ambitious Saudis. Therefore, this marked agreement is expected to contribute to enhancing the number of employment opportunities for Saudis.