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MEW clears 129 sites, issues 584 warnings

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: The joint campaign which was organized by the Ministry of Electricity and Water in cooperation with the Kuwait Municipality (KM) and the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) and the police to clear violations of the electrical network services (infringements beneath the High Voltage Overhead Power Lines) in the Al-Wafra Agricultural Area last Tuesday resulted in the clearing of 9 sites, bringing the total to 129 and also issued 584 warnings since the beginning of the campaigns.

Deputy Head of the Infringements Team at the Ministry of Electricity and Water, Eng Hamad Al-Mansouri in a memorandum explained this was done with the aim of ensure the power supply without interruptions, avoid fires, and protect the components of the power network, because it is considered public money, and must be protect from the encroachments because in a way they are obstacles hampering work and cause multiple damage to the power network in the country.

Al-Mansouri stated that these campaigns come with support and constant follow-up by the Minister of Oil and the Acting Minister of Electricity and Water Dr Khaled Al-Fadhel and the Assistant Undersecretary for the Electricity Distribution Networks Sector at the Ministry Eng Mutlaq Al-Otaibi and the Head of the Infringements Team Engineer Faraj Al-Dossari. He also said necessary support is provided by the leaders of this team which plays a vital role.

He added, the campaigns will not stop until the last violation on the electrical network is removed in all regions. He declared the violations have been removed in a number of areas including as a number of areas have been completed and that there are no violations in them, including Sulaibiya, Sala’am and chalets area and work is underway to launch campaigns against the rest of the other regions. Al-Mansouri added that the infringement team was formed in the Ministry of Electricity and Water on April 1, 2020 comprising an elite group of Kuwaitis headed by Engineer Faraj Al-Dossari.

By Muhammad Ghanem Al-Seyassah staff

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