Dubai Financial Market-listed real estate developer Emaar Group has directed employees to work from home as part of preventive measures to safeguard the community’s health and prevent the spread of the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19).
Emaar Group stated that it will also continue to monitor developments and prevention measures across the world, and update its actions based on how the global situation evolves.
The initiative is also aligned with the UAE’s ‘Stay at Home’ campaign aimed at combating the COVID-19 pandemic.
Commenting on the announcement, the chairman of Emaar Properties, Mohammed Alabbar, said that Emaar places the highest priority on the health and safety of its employees, their families, its customers, and the broader community.
Alabbar called on all Emaar employees to abide by the guidelines issued by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), and other authorities advising people to practice social distancing.
He said, “The world is facing one of the biggest challenges in its modern history. The UAE has set an example for precautionary and preventive measures against COVID-19. Collective efforts are vital to tide over this critical period.”
“We are committed to delivering our services without compromising quality and overall customer satisfaction. We remain united as a group in providing exceptional services as per our customers’ expectations.”
The company confirmed that its customer channels will be reachable 24/7 and that its frontline team is fully committed to providing continued services during this sensitive period.