Sharjah /Â WAM
Dr Rashid Al Leem, Chairman of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) met on Monday a delegation from Indiaâ€™s Larsen & Toubro (L&T)â€ˆand discussed co-operation between the two parties in project development.
Al Leem and Praveen Gopal, Sales Manager at Larsen & Toubro, who also led the delegation, discussed the major strategic plans of SEWA for 2020 and also talked about future projects.
The SEWA Chairman stressed that the organisation, upon the directives of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, seeks to build strategic partnerships with international agencies, companies and research centres to implement projects in order to develop networks, production and distribution centres for energy and water as per best international standards.
Al Leem also noted that the SEWA started implementing a number of projects to raise the efficiency of plants by 50 percent and reduce network wastage. It also seeks to implement a number of developmental projects, he added.
He said that the SEWA would complete two distribution stations with 132 kV and 10 other distribution stations with 33 kV, change cables and modify networks more than 30 years old in order to ensure consistency and stability, and provide better services to the people of the Emirate of Sharjah, with a view to achieving sustainable development.
The Larsen & Toubro delegation head hailed the vision of the Sharjah Ruler, citing the growth and development in various fields in the emirate.
He also noted the rapid development of SEWA, a strong motivation to co-operate with it in various fields such as technology,
engineering, construction and infrastructure development in a bid to further contribute to its growth and development.