LAHORE: An app-based cab service, Uber, is not only being appreciated by Lahoris but also by its staff as well, including partner drivers, as they generate additional amount to overcome their financial problems. The drivers and staff shared their experiences in a ceremony organised by Uber at a local cafe to mark its unprecedented success in a short span of time. During the ceremony, Uber drivers shared their experience with the participants. Driver Salman Rehman found app-based cab service as a great source of income in difficult financial times. There are drivers who have left their previous jobs, citing Uber incentives as unparallel. A driver, Asif Qazi, has been working as an IT Manager at Chakwal Group for the past 25 years. With his son acing at LUMS, Asif said that he using this platform (app-based cab) to make additional income for his son’s educational expenses. He have completed 341 trips after joining this organisation and earned reasonable amount through. Another driver, Uwad Farooq, is a civil engineering student who drivers on the Uber platform in the evenings, six days a week. Some like Khawaja Waqas have more than one car on the platform operating on their fleet. Uber Pakistan Expansion Head Zohair Yousafi said one of the best impacts Uber has on the markets it enters is that it creates countless economic opportunities and changes lives in a matter of days. “Lahore has given us an amazing response. Thousands of aspiring partners sign up every month and our partners are extremely happy to be able to work whenever they want, the ability to be their own boss,” he added.