By Gavin Gibbon
More than 50,000 residential customers and 500 commercial establishments to benfit
Lootah BCGas has announced a AED15 million ($4m) support programme to help residential and commercial customers in the UAE struggling from the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
A subsidiary of S.S. Lootah Group, 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 percent on gas consumption.
Yahya Lootah, CEO, S.S. Lootah Group, said: “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.”
The financial support measures 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.