Cooperation Agreement between Katara and KAHRAMAA for Conservation and Energy Efficiency

News Date:Tuesday, 18 February 2020

The Cultural Village Foundation Katara and Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation – KAHRAMAA represented in its National Program for Conservation and Energy Efficiency “Tarsheed” signed today a Memorandum of Understanding.

The memorandum of understanding aims at achieving cooperation between KAHRAMAA and KATARA in in the fields of awareness, experience exchange, joint activities, events and competitions between Katara and Kahramaa, that contribute to spreading the culture of conserving the vital resources and familiarize the public with the correct practices of the optimal use of water and electricity.

In this context, His Excellency Dr. Khaled bin Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti, general manager of Katara expressed in his speech during the press conference his hope that the agreement will contribute to open up the prospects for fruitful cooperation between Katara and Kahramaa in order to raise awareness and education in the Qatari community the right practices to preserve natural resources, leading to a healthy environment for current and future generations, by holding events, activities, competitions and workshops related to the technologies helping to conserve energy.

Dr. Al-Sulaiti pointed out that the agreement came to complement Katara's continuous efforts in building effective and fruitful partnerships with various institutions and organizations.

For his part, His Excellency Eng. Essa bin Hilal Al-Kuwari, President of the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation "Kahramaa" stressed that the memorandum symbolizes KAHRMAA and Katara's keenness to achieve productive cooperation between them and society, especially the activities and techniques of conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy to promote sustainability.

Al-Kuwari explained that the memo reflects Kahramaa’s keenness in reaching and cooperating with all state institutions in the field of sustainability in line with the goals of Qatar's 2030 environmental, social, economic and humanitarian vision and through the national program “Tarsheed” which celebrates its eighth anniversary soon, where it managed to reduce 12 million tons of harmful carbon emissions so far.