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Dewa plans to pay Dh16b for projects in two years

Amount includes Dh10b for Jebel Ali plant

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 00:00 October 4, 2011
  • Gulf News

Dubai : Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) will complete payment of Dh16 billion in outstanding obligations for ongoing projects within two years, the utility company's head said.

Dewa Chief Executive Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer told Al-Bayan newspaper that the payments included Dh6 billion for projects including electricity distribution installations and Dh10 billion for the Jebel Ali power and desalination M plant.

He said the payments would be made during 2012 and 2013.

Dewa issued Dh7.35 billion worth of bonds in October 2010.

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