Ooredoo Group extend working from home until 2020 end


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Telecommunication giant Ooredoo Group announces extending its ‘Work-From-Home’ procedures until end of 2020.

As such, the initiative will be effective to Ooredoo Maldives allowing “employees whose work doesn’t require being physically in the office” to continue their work remotely.

Moreover, Ooredoo Group is among the first companies in the region to adopt such a decision – on a year-long basis.

Furthermore the telecom giant notes that its employees and contractors will be allowed to agree more flexible working arrangements from home or the office.

The arrangements however will be subject to individual agreement and at management discretion.

Meanwhile, the group firmly believes this ‘experiment’ will foster the creation of a more agile and modern work culture.

As for Group’s operating companies across the world, each will have flexibility to test localized working arrangements.

The Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Group Sheikh Saud Bin Nasser Al Thani comments on the new work culture.

As per Sheikh Al Thani the Covid-19 pandemic gave effect to faster digital transformation of the telecom group holistically.

Moreover, he ensures the current course will see the company leveraging digital solutions to ultimately adopt a more ‘holistic digital culture.’

Sheikh Al Thani further notes the initiative will transformation Ooredoo Group’s working culture.

Additionally, he remains optimistic for the future of the Group with a new work dynamic in effect.

Ooredoo Group will continue to operate within official public health guidelines, as per their statement.