Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) represented by its National Program For the Conservation and Energy Efficiency (Tarsheed) organized a three- day event (20th- 22nd November) today at its iconic KAHRAMAA Awareness Park under Qatar India 2019, an ongoing cultural exchange programme between Qatar and India.
The event which was inaugurated by the Indian Ambassador to Qatar HE P. Kumaran and KAHRAMAA’s Conservation and Energy Efficiency Department’s Manager, Eng. Abdul Azeez Al- Hammadi today is exclusively focused on the sustainable culture for the sustainable development.
A large number of students from several Indian Schools, Indian community members, senior functionaries of KAHRAMAA and Indian embassy were present at the occasion and enjoyed deep cultural relationship and historical cultural values of two important nations of the world.
School children presented several cultural activities at the venue, reflecting cultural beauties of Qatar and India together and laudable conservation awareness. In addition to it, students participated at several activities to learn the values of environment, conservation and energy efficiency. Few specific games conveyed the apparent message for using LED bulbs to save energy for the future.
The event is being organized to convey Qatar’s conservation and energy efficiency messages to the expatriate communities of India to protect the precious environment for the better living and let them know how KAHRAMAA is stepping up to achieve Qatar National Vision 2030.
Sodeifi, the beloved mascot of the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup was the centre of attraction at the event. Several famous Indian eateries brands have their stalls to let visitors enjoy and know about Indian cuisines. The three- day event which will last on 22nd November is likely to witness huge number of visitors.
Speaking at the occasion, India’s Ambassador to Qatar, HE P. Kumaran said “ Government of Qatar and KAHRAMAA are taking the initiative to promote the culture of sustainability among the various communities in Qatar and as the largest expatriate community living in Qatar, it is important that the Indian community also be involved in this program and contribute in as positive a way, as substantive a way as possible”. He further said that he is happy that the focus of the program is on young generation living in Qatar. He also shed light on clean sources of energy and energy efficiency developments of India.
Speaking at the occasion, KAHRAMAA’s Conservation and Energy Efficiency Manager, Eng. Abdul Aziz Al- Hammadi said that organizing such event on sustainability which is core idea of the State of Qatar for Qatar National Vision 2030 to reduce the CO2 emission, to increase the efficiency and to save the resources, reflects our commitments for the cause.
Speaking at the Occasion, Ms. Fatima Said Al- Mesnad, Head of Community Awareness & Development at KAHRAMAA’s Conservation and Energy Efficiency Department said that to have an event in the name of sustainable culture, we want to let people know about the sustainability and to know the peoples’ responses to keep Qatar Green.
Speaking at the Occasion, Eng. Abdulla Mohsin Al- Wahedi, KAHRAMAA’s General Services Department Manager said that KAHRAMAA is doing all efforts to protect environment and Qatar’s natural resources for better living and to help in achieving Qatar National Vision 2030.
Qatar India 2019, a cultural exchange programme, aims to convey Qatar to an international audience. Through a variety of exhibitions, festivals, competitions and events, such programmes promote mutual understanding, recognition and appreciation between countries. KAHRAMAA through the event, invited Indian Community to explore sustainability cultural and to implement the conservation and energy efficiency methodologies and techniques to keep Qatar Green and to protect the environment by inculcating habits of conservations.
The carefully curated programme under Qatar India 2019 is specially designed to promote mutual understanding, recognition and appreciation between both sovereign nations of the Republic of India and the State of Qatar. Qatar India 2019 Year of Culture will invite audiences in Qatar and India to explore their cultural similarities, as well as celebrate their differences.