Posted on April 10, 2020

The State of Qatar participated, in the extraordinary meeting of the under-secretaries of the Ministries of Electricity and Water in the GCC member states, which was held via video conference to discuss issues related to electricity and water in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

Qatar was represented at the meeting by the President of Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa, H E Eng. Issa bin Hilal Al Kuwari. He said that meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council states came at an important time to exchange views on how the electricity and water sectors should deal with the coronavirus pandemic. He added that the sides also discussed exchanging expertise and unifying their response. He said that the pandemic showed that Kahramaa had solid emergency plans in place, saying that the company succeeded in ensuring service resumed uninterrupted while taking all the precautionary measures to ensure the safety of its employees.