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Nama Group supports first electric vehicle charging station to be constructed at SQU

Nama Group supports initial electric automobile charging station to be constructed at SQU

This sponsorship is element of Nama’s sustainability technique in maintaining pace with the worldwide trends towards utilizing clean power and to empower scientific researches in the power fields as effectively as supporting the government’s efforts towards environmental conservation and sustainable resource management. The station is created to carry out researches on electric autos charging and to measure the efficiency of electrical energy chargers.

The inauguration ceremony will be held below the patronage of Dr Rahma Ibrahim al Mahrooqi, deputy vice chancellor for Postgraduate Studies &amp Research, with the presence of senior officials from the Public and Private Sector and representatives of Nama Group, Sultan Qaboos University and other concerned parties. The launch of this station coincides with Global EVRT’s occasion, scheduled for January 18-22, which will contain the Electric Vehicles Road Trip from the UAE to Oman and back. The journey will commence from Abu Dhabi to finish in Dubai, passing the city of Sohar and stopping at a number of stations in Muscat.

Eng Omar Khalfan al Wahaibi, CEO of Nama Group, mentioned, “Nama Group is keen on sponsoring the establishment of this station in line with the group’s sustainability policy which coincides with the global trend to use electric cars. The aim of this project is to contribute in enabling the use of electrical energy in the transportation sector, reduce carbon emissions and strengthen the infrastructure of the economy. We would like to thank Sultan Qaboos University and all supporting and concerned bodies and commend all efforts exerted to launch this project.”

Also, the group will sponsor the Future Mobility Roundtable discussion, taking spot in InterContinental Muscat on January 22. Oman’s initial-of-its-sort occasion will highlight the most crucial techniques and challenges facing the future of electric autos in the sultanate. This sponsorship reflects the keenness of Nama Group to market the implementation of very best environmental practices. The group seeks to recognise the sustainable power in cooperation with numerous governmental and private institutions associated to such improvement projects. Nama also urges to adopt international requirements and sustainable projects which boost the sultanate’s financial and environmental status.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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