Adani Group chief Gautam Adani meets Uber CEO, hints at future cooperation

Adani: During his India visit, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi also discussed 'Building Population Scale Technology' with Infosys Chairman Nandan Nilekani at an event in Bengaluru. In Delhi on Friday, he met Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.

Feb 24, 2024 - 21:07
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Adani Group chief Gautam Adani meets Uber CEO, hints at future cooperation
Adani Group chief Gautam Adani meets Uber CEO, hints at future cooperation

Billionaire industrialist Gautam Adani on Saturday met Uber Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dara Khosrowshahi and hinted at the possibility of future cooperation between his group and the app. At the X, the two business leaders appreciated their interaction for the development of India and the subcontinent.

Adani tweeted, "Had a captivating conversation with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. His vision for Uber's expansion in India, especially his commitment to uplift Indian drivers and their dignity is truly inspiring. Dara and I look forward to our future collaboration with their team at Uber India!”

Uber CEO said after the meeting that he met the head of the group doing business from ports to the energy sector for breakfast. During this, there was an "absolutely fantastic conversation". He also spoke about the company's commitment to accelerate the adoption of EV vehicles in India.

Adani also shared photos from their meeting with the CEO of Uber, but neither of them disclosed the location of the meeting. Images from the meeting indicate that it took place at the Adani Group headquarters in Ahmedabad. The CEO of Uber arrived in India earlier this week. On February 22, the ride-sharing company Uber and Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during this visit.

Khosrowshahi also spoke with Infosys Chairman Nandan Nilekani about "Building Population Scale Technology" during his visit to India, during a Bengaluru event. He met with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday in Delhi. Uber is switching to electric cars for its entire fleet worldwide. Earlier this month, the company had said that its eco-friendly, global EV service Uber Green is now available in Delhi.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer
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