Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Zubair Automotive Signs Maintenance Agreement with Zubair SEC’s member Muaawana

Zubair Automotive Group, the official distributor of some of the most recognisable global automotive brands in the Sultanate, recently signed a maintenance agreement with Muaawana Trading, a member of Zubair SEC’s Direct Support Programme (DSP). According to this agreement, Muaawana will provide maintenance services at all Zubair Automotive facilities.

The agreement was signed between Jamal Al Balushi, Human Resources General Manager representing Zubair Automotive Groupand Ali Said Al Rashdi, Managing Director of Muaawana Trading at the Zubair Automotive Group premises, alongside the presence of senior members from Zubair Automotive, Zubair SEC and Muaawana Trading.

Highlighting the importance of the agreement, Jamal Al Balushi said, “For decades, Zubair Automotive Group has been renowned as an official distributor for leading Omani automotive brands in the Sultanate. As we sign this agreement with Muaawana Trading, Zubair Automotive Group continues to take a step forward in its endeavour to offer necessary support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). We are delighted to enter into this partnership with one of the most ambitious SME and look forward to the success of this endeavour.”

From his side, Ali Said Al Rashdi, Managing Director of Muaawana stated, “Zubair Automotive Group is one of the largest companies in the automotive sector in the Sultanate. As an SME we highly value their trust and confidence in our services. We are glad to be signing this agreement with them and be in charge of the maintenance requirements for all their facilities across the country.

We thank Zubair SEC for their unwavering support across the past year and for facilitating this important project for us. We are confident that this step will enhance our presence in the market and we hope to contribute to the continuous success journey of Zubair Automotive Group.”

Zubair SEC, a flagship social impact entity by The Zubair Corporation, has contributed towards facilitating the signing of this agreement. This is in line with its continued efforts to support its members, by providing them with contracts to companies affiliated with The Zubair Corporation.

Adel Hubaishi, Senior Advisor at Zubair SEC said, “Ali Al Rashdi has become member of Zubair SEC’s Direct Support Programme in 2016 and ever since he has demonstrated a lot of dedication, perseverance, and commitment to excellence. We’ve been very proud to witness how the enterprise he founded – Muaawana – has grown over the years and how he has strategically managed to develop the business model to adjust and accommodate to the changes in market dynamics. We highly endorse Ali and his team and we wish them all the best. We would also like to thank Zubair Automotive Group for their confidence in our members and for extending this important contracting opportunity to Ali. Zubair Automotive Group has collaborated with us on several occasions in the past by extending service contracts to a number of our members, as they strongly believe in the important role of leading companies to support SMEs”.

Muaawana Trading is a specialist firm in maintenance and facilities management. It was established in 2015 and specialises in plumbing, electrical, air-conditioning systems and light carpentry work. The company provides its services through its well-equipped workshops and its professional employees and also dedicated call center that responds to all customers’ calls. The company provides its services to all government and private institutions as well as individuals.

Established in 2013, Zubair Small Enterprises Centre (Zubair SEC) is a professional body that capitalises on its high professionalism, diversified offered knowledge, a wide range of accumulated expertise and its own global and local network and strategic partners. The Centre also builds on The Zubair Corporation’s strengths to lead positive change in the local business environment, such as extending support to small businesses and promising initiatives in the Sultanate. Services extended to Zubair SEC members include clinical solution-based advisory, capacity building, networking platforms, business development, and a yearly programme that selects ten winners who receive a financial grant, as well as intensive advisory services, branding, packaging, product stabilization, as well as business development.