Private car services companies Uber and Careem suspended their operations in Abu Dhabi, UAE yesterday (August 27) afternoon, a report said.
The suspensions were temporary, the companies said without indicating when they would resume, added The National report.
"Due to some unforeseen circumstances, we expect potential service interruptions in Abu Dhabi over the next few days,” Careem said.
"We work with licensed vehicles in Abu Dhabi and we are working closely with TransAD to ensure both a reliable service and adherence to fleet requirements.
"We will make sure the disruption is minimal to our customers and thank them for their understanding during this time," the company added.
Uber said via its app: "Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will suspend operations in Abu Dhabi effective immediately till further notice.
"In the meantime, we will keep you informed when operations resume. Thanks for your understanding and apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused."
“This is a temporary suspension and we will let you know of any further updates. Our goal is to resume operations as soon as possible,” Uber added.
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