Dubai-based Emaar Group has adopted a work-from-home policy for its employees effective March 23, Trade Arabia reports.

The move comes in line with the country’s ‘Stay at Home’ campaign aimed at combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

During this period, Emaar Group will continue to monitor all developments and prevention measures, and consequently update its actions.

Emaar Chairman Mohammed Al Abbar said the group places the highest priority on the health and safety of its employees, their families, its customers, and the broader community.

Al Abbar added, “The UAE has set an example for precautionary and preventive measures against COVID-19. Collective efforts are vital to tide over this critical period.”

He called on all Emaar employees to abide by the guidelines issued by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, the Dubai Health Authority, and other authorities and to practice social distancing.

The real estate developer said its customer channels will be reachable 24/7 and its frontline team is fully committed to providing seamless services during this sensitive period.