The visit followed an earlier tour of the representatives from Pakistan’s energy distribution companies, organised in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in November 2012.
The two-day visit included a presentation from DEWA officials on the adoption of best international standards in customer service, and a tour of the Counters Test and Maintenance building in Al Awir, the Customer Service Center in Al Quoz, as well as the new Sustainable Building and its facilities. The delegation was briefed on the latest eco-friendly technologies in the building to preserve natural resources.
“This visit is aligned with DEWA’s strategy to disseminate its experiences and best practices to other institutions and private companies in the energy industry around the world. DEWA has achieved significant results in on a global level, and set an example in sustainability and environment protection. The Authority is now regarded as one of the best institutions in the world for its track-record in efficiency, reliability, sustainability, energy conservation, and demand management, in addition to a continued focus on water and electricity rationalisation, and preserving natural resources, which is clearly reflected in the new Sustainable Building, the first sustainable government building in the UAE,” said Khawla Al Mehairi, Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications at DEWA.
The visiting delegation expressed admiration of DEWA’s achievements in the field of sustainability, and conservation of natural resources. They presented a memento to thank the DEWA team for support. Abdullah Obaidullah, EVP, Water and Civil Engineering Division, received the memento on behalf of the MD and CEO of DEWA, and thanked the delegation for their visit.
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