Annual Planning Forum 2018
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the theme of " Corporate Sustainability Towards Regional Excellence", Qatar General Electricity & Water
Corporation (KAHRAMAA) organized the Annual Planning Forum 2018; in the
presence of H.E. Saad bin Sherida Al-Kaabi, Minister of State for Energy
Affairs, KAHRAMAA President H.E. Eng. Essa bin Hilal Al-Kuwari, Dr. Ibrahim bin
Saleh Al-Nuaimi, undersecretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher
Education and KAHRAMAA's directors, managers and section heads. The aim of the
forum was to discuss the Corporation’s strategic plans for 2019-2023.
inaugural session started with an address by H.E. Al-Kaabi, followed by a
welcome remark by H.E. Eng. Al-Kuwari. The session featured a presentation that
demonstrated the most remarkable achievements of KAHRAMAA during the first
phase of its long-term strategic plan. Also highlighted was the second-phase
aspirations for Regional Excellence during 2019-2023. In this second phase,
KAHRAMAA seeks to continuously improve its operations and expand its services
in order to become a leading regional actor in the energy and services sector.
Then comes the third phase (2024-2030), during which KAHRAMA will seeks to
attain global excellence through the implementation of the best practices.
Planning Forum 2018 went on for a full day of discussion sessions aimed to
highlight the 2019-2023 strategic plan of KAHRAMAA's directorates and
departments. These included the Electricity Networks Directorate, the Water
Networks Directorate, the Technical Affairs Directorate, the Shared Services
Directorate and several corporate departments. Another topic of discussion was
KAHRAMAA's plans and projects during the new planning cycle, the main
challenges and plans to address them.
In 2014, KAHRAMAA developed its long-term
strategic plan until 2023, shifting from a goal-based strategy to a
result-based strategy that is assessed through Key Performance Indicators. The
first phase – strategic transformation – lasted from 2014 to 2018. During this
phase, KAHRAMAA maintained the sustainability of its services at the highest
quality standards. It also implemented its plans in consistency with the
State's strategic plans to complete several major projects in the electricity
and water sectors, as well as other business sectors. Several
initiatives were launched and greater achievements were made.