Ola is preparing to launch its operations in Kathmandu, Paro, Dhaka and Colombo by the fourth quarter of 2017, according to current and former employees with knowledge of the SoftBank-backed company’s activities.
The first city where Ola will launch new operations is going to be Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. Soon after Dhaka, Chittagong, the next major city in the country, is on the to-do list. Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka will follow Bangladesh. Kathmandu, capital of Nepal and Paro, a major city in Bhutan are going to be the last two in the current round of expansion.