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Thursday, 21 March 2019

Cairo is the 12th most “forgetful” city in the world, according to Uber

Cairo is the 12th most “forgetful” city in the world, and Egyptian Uber customers were the most forgetful on 31 January, the ride-hailing company says in its annual Lost & Found index (pdf). Cairo’s spot in the index makes its population slightly less prone to forgetting personal belongings in their Ubers than commuters in Pakistan’s Karachi, Lahore, and Hyderabad (13th, 14th, and 15th, respectively). The world’s most forgetful cities are concentrated in the Arab world, with Qassim in Saudi Arabia taking the cake.

What are we forgetting? While the majority of riders forget run-of-the-mill items such as wallets, keys, and phones, we are itching to know who out there forgot a jar of homemade pickles and a shisha.

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