Sharjah announces 10% reduction in electricity bills for 3 months
24 Mar 2020
Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has directed a 10 per cent reduction in the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA), bills in the Emirate of Sharjah for three months.
The move is in line with the precautionary measures taken by the government and aimed at facilitating the customers amid the challenges posed by the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19.
The reduction in the electricity bills will cost the government more than Dhs230 million.
Sheikh Sultan stressed that the Sharjah government is constantly following developments and taking appropriate measures that reassure the public and facilitate them.
Dr Rashid Al Leem, Chairman of SEWA, thanked the Ruler of Sharjah for the humanitarian gesture.