FEWA signs Ajman’s Municipality, Planning and Ajman Free Zone to promote sustainable environment

by John Carlo Bogayan

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The Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) signed a memorandum of agreement on October 21, with Ajman’s Municipality and Planning Department, and Ajman Free Zone. This agreement includes projects that would benefit the community, ensuring sustainable development, and enhanced services.

The signing took part in the the 21st Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2019) and it was approved by FEWA’s Director General His Excellency Mohammed Mohammed Saleh; H.E. Abdulrahman Mohammed Al Nuaimi, Director General of the Municipality and Planning Department in Ajman, and H.E. Fatima Salem, Acting Director General of Ajman Free Zone.

Under the agreement, Authorities commits to install and operate charging stations for electric vehicles in various locations, to name a few, City Life Mall – Al Hillah, Ajman Corniche, Ajman University, as well as the Secondary Technical School – Ajman Campus. This is in line to increase reliance on clean, renewable energy sources, and further promote sustainable environment.

Moreover, this agreement includes putting up of chargers for electric vehicles and will be free until 2020.

“The Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition is a global platform that provides access to the latest technologies and breakthroughs in renewable energy,” said H.E. Mohammed Saleh.

“This year’s theme reflects the UAE’s plans to shift towards clean and sustainable energy sources. We, at the Federal Electricity and Water Authority, are participating in this global event and are committed to forging partnerships that help achieve our goals and harness clean and renewable energy sources to cater to consumer demands,” he added.

For the director’s part, Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Nuaimi, Director General of Ajman Municipality and Planning Department, said that the agency is looking for direct guidance from His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi.

“This allows the Department to benefit from the accumulated experiences and exchange studies and research to build a partnerships between the two entities to work together towards common strategic goals and develop customer services. It is a means for us to improve performance, operations, and processes to develop employees’ technical and administrative capacities,” Al Nuaimi explained.

“The Ajman Municipality and Planning Department is proud of the national agenda drawn up by the UAE Government, most notably the project to install and operate electric charging stations for electric vehicles in locations across the Northern Emirates. We support this important initiative and will work in coordination with the Authority on all technical aspects of the projects and other related services,” he insisted.