The first day of Yandex.Taxi’s work in Tashkent shows that the services are in high demand

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- On 4 April, the Yandex.Taxi service successfully launched its work in Uzbekistan. As part of the launch, Yandex.Taxi CEO Tigran Khudaverdyan and other representatives of the company held a number of meetings with the leadership of the Uzbek authorities.

At the meetings, the parties discussed the prospects for development of the taxi transportation sector and digitization of other types of public transport in the country, as well as the possibility of using other Yandex technologies in municipal and republican projects.

Tigran Khudaverdyan, CEO of Yandex.Taxi, said, "The first day of the service in Tashkent has shown that our services are in high demand among local residents - the demand for a taxi has exceeded our expectations by tens of times."

"Communicating with the leadership of the Uzbek authorities, we were pleased to see that the arrival of Yandex.Taxi as a major international IT player in the country was positively evaluated. Our ideas meet with a response and understanding. Now the country has created exceptionally favorable conditions for business development, it is open to new investments, to the introduction of innovative technologies, and we will do everything possible to help our partners in Uzbekistan - not only in taxi services, but also wherever our technologies can serve the public good," he added.

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