Lootah BCGas and Dubai Chamber announce AED 15 million Covid-19 support programme
Lootah BCGas, a subsidiary of S.S. Lootah Group and a leading provider of gas utility and infrastructure services in the UAE, in cooperation with Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has announced a Covid-19 support programme worth AED 15 million. The programme aims to support Lootah BC Gas’s residential and commercial gas utility customers in the UAE to face the challenges arising from pandemic.
Eng. Yahya Lootah, CEO, S.S. Lootah Group, stated that Covid-19 support programme is in line with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, to unite efforts to support business continuity and stimulate the UAE economy.
“Lootah BC Gas has a long standing corporate social responsibility programme that supports sustainability in business community and society. 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 (Covid-19) on various economic sectors,” he added.
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. The financial support package includes discounts of up to 20% on gas consumption.
These 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.