MOGADISHU — Qatar Charity (QC) has signed a cooperation and partnership agreement with the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources in Mogadishu, Somalia, to continue its efforts to help the people affected by recurrent droughts and floods in the country.
The deal aims to support the efforts of the Ministry in achieving sustainable development gradually in the energy and water sector of Somalia, in coordination and cooperation with governmental international authorities.
The agreement was signed by Fawzia Mohamed Sheikh, minister of energy and water Resources of Somalia, and Abdulnour Haj Ali, director of QC’s office in Somalia, in the presence of the deputy minister of the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources and members of the ministry.
The cooperation between the ministry and QC includes drilling deep and surface water wells and ponds, repairing deep water wells, installing solar-powered water pumps for wells and training technical personnel in the field of renewable energy, water technology, and other water and energy sectors.
This agreement comes at a time when the Somali government started moving towards a gradual transition from the humanitarian response to supporting development and stability efforts in the country through the implementation of sustainable development projects aimed at providing water and energy services for all citizens.