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Laugfs Gas and Abans partner on distribution

Exchange of agreement by Tito Pestonjee (Abans) and Piyadasa Kudabalage (Laugfs).
Exchange of agreement by Tito Pestonjee (Abans) and Piyadasa Kudabalage (Laugfs).

Two long-established, truly Sri Lankan brands entered into an agreement to offer convenience to Sri Lankans islandwide recently.

Laugfs Gas, a leader in providing LPG as a cleaner source of fuel and retailer, Abans, entered into a partnership for distribution.

This strategic partnership would enable Sri Lankans to conveniently purchase cooking-related products including new empty gas cylinders, gas cookers, free standing cookers and other appliances under one roof.

The official signing of the agreement took place at the Colombo City Centre (CCC) on September 30, with the participation of Group Managing Director of Laugfs Holdings, Piyadasa Kudabalage, Group Managing Director of Abans, Behman (Tito) Pestonjee, Director and CEO of Laugfs Gas PLC, Chaminda Ediriwickrama and Chief Marketing Officer of Abans, Buddhika Dharmawardena.

“This alliance is a significant event in the consumer retailing industry in Sri Lanka, where two of the most trusted and well-reputed Sri Lankan brands come together to serve Sri Lankans, offering a high level of customer service excellence. As truly local brands that enjoy sustainable success, we are well-positioned to offer customers access to reliable, a high-quality cooking-related product without delays or other interruptions that might cause inconvenience,” said Kudabalage.

“I am pleased and honoured to announce the agreement signed between two of the most renowned home-grown companies in Sri Lanka - Abans Group and Laugfs Holdings. This strategic partnership will be the stepping stone to numerous mutual benefits that will enhance and enrich both brands in the long-run, especially during this time of economic crisis. The partnership offers customers the advantage and ease of purchasing Laugfs Gas products hassle-free, as it will be made available through the extensive Abans showroom network across the country,” commented B. Pestonjee.

The two companies plan to reach out to customers through the partnership with promotions, price and service-related offers and much more, as the alliance unfolds shortly.

Laugfs Gas PLC has established a variety of customer service systems, such as the enhancement of its purchasing platforms, including its own hotline, website, and WhatsApp hotline. Laugfs Gas offers contact-less payment methods for it’s services.