The Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) and Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) represented in its National Programme for Conservation and Energy Efficiency “Tarsheed” signed yesterday a memorandum of understanding.
The memorandum of understanding aims at achieving co-operation between Kahramaa and Katara 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 familiarise the public with the correct practices of the optimal use of water and electricity.
In this context, the General Manager of Katara Dr Khaled bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti expressed in his speech during the press conference his hope that the agreement will contribute to open up the prospects for fruitful co-operation 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 organisations.
For his part, the President of Kahramaa Engineer Essa bin Hilal al-Kuwari stressed that the memorandum symbolises Kahrmaa and Katara’s keenness to achieve productive co-operation 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 co-operating 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 12mn tonnes of harmful carbon emissions so far.