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  • Mall of Qatar defers rent payments for another month as part of its strategy to support tenants

    As part of its continuous support to the tenants in light of COVID19, Mall of Qatar exempted mall tenants from rental costs for an additional month of June, following the exempt for three months from March until May 2020.

    The current decision embraces all stores except operating stores (Terms and conditions apply*), a step that reflects the mall’s strategy to support tenants overcome the challenges posed by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. 

    Emile Sarkis, General Manager of Mall of Qatar said: “The decision comes in line with our social responsibility commitmentto our partners, community and the government effort. We have a strong relationship with our tenants, and taking into consideration the current closure of the stores in our mall based on Qatar’s authorities to close the stores as a precautionary measures to prevent any potential spread of coronavirus, we are keen to provide the extra support to our partners and exempt the closed stores from rental costs for additional month”.

    “We are all partners in this pandemic, and we are confident that our united effort and patience will lead us all to a better tomorrow. We look forward to the moment when we overcome these challenges and bring business back to normal”, he added.

    Reiterating its responsibility towards tenants, Mall of Qatar, the Nation’s Mall, was the first mall that exempted tenants from rental costs. Besides, the mall supported them by launching a campaign on social media and different communication channels “Stay Safe, Shop from Home” to support their home delivery service to increase their sales during this difficult time.

    *Exempt apply to non-operating stores with no previous libailities to Mall of Qatar.

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