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KUWAIT CITY, March 30: Minister of Electricity, Water and Renewable Energy Ali Al-Mousa has instructed the Customer Services Sector in the Ministry of Electricity and Water to re-connect water supply to consumers whose water supply was disconnected for non-payment of bills, reports Al- Rai daily quoting sources. Sources said the minister issued the directive after the concerned consumers signed a pledge to settle their bills, coinciding with the advent of the holy month of Ramadan.
Sources revealed the minister also issued a directive to suspend the disconnection of water supply for defaulters during Ramadan, indicating the disconnection process will resume immediately after the Eid Al- Fitr holiday. Sources pointed out the concerned consumers should take advantage of the initiative by signing payment pledges to re-connect water supply to their homes.
In another development, sources disclosed that Al-Mousa will review the status of maintenance works in the electricity and water networks in his next meeting with the assistant undersecretaries in the Ministry of Electricity and Water. Sources explained this is aimed at determining the ministry’s level of preparations for the summer season. Sources added the meeting will also tackle a detailed report on the proposed maintenance tenders, for various sectors in the ministry to coordinate with the regulatory authorities regarding the removal of any obstacles that could affect the maintenance of electricity and water networks.
Meanwhile , the General Traffic Department in the Ministry of Interior intends to procure about 300 motorcycles to support its logistical capabilities, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources affirmed that the ministry has asked the regulatory authorities to approve its plan to procure the above mentioned motorcycles at a total cost of KD1.785 million.