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His Majesty the King and Senegalese President Inaugurate Connection of Two Villages to Electricity Grid
23/05/2015

His Majesty King Mohammed VI and Senegalese President Macky Sall on Saturday inaugurated the connection of the villages of Massar Teugue and Yamane Seck, in the rural commune of Sakal, department of Luga, to the national electricity grid.

Upon their arrival at the project site, His Majesty the King and the Senegalese President were greeted by several Senegalese and Moroccan officials, notably Senegalese Minister of Energy and Development of Renewable Energy, Maimouna Ndoye Seck, and Moroccan Minister of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment, Abdelkader Amara.

Explanations were provided to HM the King and President Macky Sall on the program of rural electrification and geographical division of electrification concessions, the rural electrification concession in the regions of Saint Louis and Louga-Linguere-Kebemer and the rural electrification concessions of Louga through the connection of Yamane Seck and Teugue Massar to the electricity grid.

His Majesty King Mohammed VI and the Senegalese head of State symbolically handed power contracts to six beneficiaries in the villages of Massar Teugue and Yamane Seck.

Then, the two heads of State launched the electrification of the two adjoining villages.
The project is part of two rural electrification concessions awarded to national water and electricity authority (ONEE) by the Senegalese State following two international tenders.

The project, which benefits 87 homes (400 households) and provides electricity to three mosques, two schools and a health center, required a budget of 30 million CFA Francs.

His Majesty King Mohammed VI arrived, Saturday afternoon in Saint Louis, where He was  greeted by Senegal's President Macky Sall, upon His arrival at Saint Louis airport.

The procession of His Majesty the King and the Senegalese President subsequently went to the rural community of Sakal, in the department of Louga, where the Sovereign and Macky Sall, inaugurated the connection of the villages of Massar Teugue and Yamane Seck to the national electricity grid.

A warm popular welcome was reserved to the two Leaders.



 


 
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