Tawoos and Abbad open alternative energy project at Al Thawra Hospital in Sana’a at a cost of $540,000.
Secretary of the capital, Hammoud Abbad, and Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Abdul Mohsen Tawoos, inaugurated today a solar and diesel energy system project at the Al-Thawra Hospital Authority in Amanat Al Asimah at a cost of $540 thousand.
Abbad and Tawoos, in the presence of the head of the authority, Dr. Abdul-Malik Jahaf, and the director of the health office in Amanat Al Asimah, Dr. Mutahar Al-Maroni, were briefed on the components of the alternative energy project, which included one thousand and twenty panels with a capacity of 408 kilowatts, funded by the World Bank through UNOPS.
In the opening, Abbad appreciated the efforts of SCMCHA and the support of UNOPS in implementing this important project at Al-Thawra Hospital, especially in light of the continued siege and detention of oil derivatives ships.
He also appreciated the level of effective partnership with SCMCHA and UNOPS, which lead of achieving more service projects, especially in the health field and providing alternative energy for hospitals, enabling them to continue providing medical services to citizens.
For his part, Tawoos stressed the importance of the project in reducing the cost of providing electrical energy borne by the administration of Al-Thawra Hospital, in order to ensure the continuation of its services.
Tawoos also called on UNOPS for the continuation of the interventions in the third and fourth phases in the Al-Thawra Hospital Authority, as there is an intervention of about two million dollars in the third phase
He indicated that the fourth phase will be announced during the next phase.
Dr. Jahaf confirmed the importance of the project in alleviating the financial burdens and suffering of patients as a result of the repercussions of holding oil derivatives ships.
He appreciated the efforts of SCMCHA and the support of UNOPS to implement the project.
The head of the Al-Thawra Hospital Authority expressed his aspiration to increase the support of UNOPS to implement more projects in the hospital within the third and fourth phases.
The opening was attended by Officer of UNOPS, Dr. Khaldoun Mohamed, and Project Officer, Eng. Khaled Baslameh.