Pakistan isn't ready to say 'bye' to Careem and Uber.
Earlier today, news broke that both ride-hailing apps could face a ban by the Punjab government and the Sindh government may soon follow suit.
Careem and Uber are widely regarded as a boon for commuters in urban Pakistan, where safe, reliable and cost-effective public transportation is severely lacking.
It's no wonder that Twitter erupted in sheer panic.
Some people shared stories of how Careem and User made their daily lives better:
Some called out the government's double standards for claiming that Careem and Uber are being banned because they aren't vetted for safety:
There are some that smell foulplay.
Others relied on humour to get the point across:
Some wondered about their 'balance':
Some wondered why we can't just enjoy the good things in life.
Even celebs chimed in: