Thursday 1 October 2020

Lootah BCGas unveils Covid-19 support programme

DUBAI, March 30, 2020

SS Lootah Group, a provider of gas utility and infrastructure services in the UAE, said its key subsidiary Lootah BCGas has announced a Covid-19 support programme worth Dh15 million ($4.1 million) in co-operation with Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The programme is aimed at supporting Lootah BC Gas’s residential and commercial gas utility customers in the UAE to face the challenges arising from Coronavirus, said a press release from Dubai Chamber.
"Lootah BCGas’s Covid-19 support programme includes a package of direct financial support measures that benefit more than 50,000 residential customers as well as nearly 500 commercial establishments, most of which operate in the tourism sector, such as hotels and restaurants," remarked its CEO Yahya Lootah. 
The financial support package includes discounts of up to 20 per cent on gas consumption," he added.
According to him, Lootah BCGas is committed to supporting customers and business partners to meet the challenges imposed by the current circumstances, in order to enhance their ability to fulfil their obligations, especially towards their workers in order to protect the skilled work force and maintain business continuity.
"We are glad to work in cooperation with Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry to stimulate the contribution of the private sector as a true partner in supporting government measures to mitigate the impact of the Coronavirus on various economic sectors," he added.
Lauding Lootah BC Gas’ initiative, Dubai Chamber President and CEO Hamad Buamim said: "This comes at the right time and reflects a high degree of responsibility, stressing that this is not the first time the company has proven its high standards in the labour market, and its reputation as a responsible institution, serving the community with its various initiatives."
Lootah said the financial support measure will be provided over a period of three months to both residential and commercial customers through a dedicated team operating out of the company’s call centre in Dubai.
"We are committed to maintain the safety and health of our customers, employees and the well-being and stability of their families, as a true guarantee of business continuity," he added.-TradeArabia News Service 


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