Qatar Rail, Careem sign pact for discounts to Metro passengers

DOHA: Qatar Railways Company announced yesterday that it has signed an agreement with Careem Qatar. The joint cooperation will offer taxi fare promotions to metro passengers for their first and last mile journeys. Through this agreement, special discounts will be offered to metro passengers who book a taxi to take them from and to Doha Metro stations.

This agreement comes as a part of Qatar Rail’s first and last mile strategy, through which the company aims to provide comprehensive solutions to complete the full transportation cycle for the metro users and provide them with a seamless experience in order to boost metro ridership and paving the way to achieve the company vision to be the favored mode of transport in Qatar

The agreement was signed by Eng Abdulla Abdulaziz Al Subaie, Qatar Rail’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, and Khaled Nuseibeh, General Manager of Careem in the GCC.

Commenting on the agreement Eng Abdulla Abdulaziz Al Subaie, Qatar Rail’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, stated: “This is the second agreement we sign for Taxi fare promotion for Metro passengers. We are confident that our partnership with Careem Qatar would positively contribute to our customer overall experience. Meanwhile, we will continue our efforts to facilitate integrated solutions for customers and ultimately increase the Metro ridership ”

Khaled Nuseibeh said: “We are extremely proud to be working with a giant such as Qatar Rail. Careem is driving affordability and making ride hailing accessible to the masses. This partnership allows us to provide Qatar’s residents and visitors with a world-class service through our great customer service and cutting-edge technologies.”

Careem is considered as one of the top ride-hailing app in the MENA region, Turkey and Pakistan serving more than 24 million users in the region.

 Source: The Peninsula Qatar