KUWAIT CITY, April 5: Minister of Electricity, Water and Renewable Energy, Minister of Social Affairs and Development, Dr. Masha’an Al-Otaibi, met with undersecretaries and directors of the Ministry of Electricity and Water sectors, to review the Ministry’s preparations for the summer of 2021. After discussing the plans set for next summer, Minister Al-Otaibi affirmed his readiness to remove any obstacles that may face the ministry during the coming summer season.
He said the ministry was able to bypass the most difficult last summer season despite the exceptional circumstances that the country went through due to the corona pandemic. He noted that the ministry next summer is facing another challenge, which the ministry will overcome with the help of God and the efforts of all sectors of the ministry without problems in the electricity network. He stressed the need for the Ministry’s technical sectors to adhere to work schedules to face delays or problems in maintenance contracts, calling for enabling the national cadre to perform all engineering and technical tasks in implementation of the replacement policy.
Al-Otaibi thanked all workers in the Ministry’s sectors for their efforts for performing their job duties to secure electricity and water services of the highest quality. For their part, heads of the technical sectors presented to Minister Al-Otaibi visual presentations on the status of power stations, production rates and expected consumption rates, as well as a visual presentation on the maintenance work that takes place on all sectors of electrical transmission networks, distribution networks, and the sector of operation and maintenance of water networks.