Al-Futtaim Lexus Partners with Careem to offer 100 Free Rides to Healthcare Heroes

As a thank you to the heroes on the frontlines of fighting COVID-19, Al-Futtaim Lexus has partnered with Careem to offer free rides to healthcare workers across the UAE. Al-Futtaim Lexus identified 100 nurses, doctors and pharmacists across the UAE before contacting them to offer them an AED 150 Careem credit on their next ride.

Mohammed Maktari, Managing Director – Lexus, commented: “As a company with deep roots in the UAE, we have a role to play in supporting the ongoing fight against COVID-19. The Dubai Health Authority has put a strong healthcare system in place with frontliners working day and night, serving the community and contributing to making the UAE COVID-19 free. We wanted to show our appreciation to these true heroes. We thank them for their dedication and sacrifice in such unprecedented times and know that we remain safe because of them.’’

To date, almost 100 healthcare workers have redeemed rides.

About Al-Futtaim

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Structured into four operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail; employing more than 42,000 employees across 25 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, we partner with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands.

Al-Futtaim’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration, integrity; Al-Futtaim continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day. For more information visit: www.alfuttaim.com

Contacts for media:

Alaa Tarawneh | Digital Marketing Manager - Lexus |+971 55 247 1782 | alaa.tarawneh@alfuttaim.com

Saad Abdullah | Head of Marketing and Brand Operations - Lexus |+97156 548 8159 | saad.abdullah@alfuttaim.com