The Ministry of Interior has completed the preparations in terms of security and traffic to protect the mosques, places of worship, markets and commercial complexes from inside and outside during the last ten days of the holy month of Ramadan, reports Al-Qabas daily.
The daily quoting security sources said assistant undersecretaries of all sectors in the ministry met with the concerned departments over the past two consecutive days to discuss the most prominent features of the plan and the need to deal immediately and decisively with any suspect, as well as intensify precautionary measures in terms of traffic, public security, intelligence and other support associated with the operations teams.
The sources confirmed that the plan to secure houses of worship includes the Grand Mosque, as well as mosques in the six provinces, major roads, intersections, areas, commercial complexes and popular markets, which usually attract large crowds of people for shopping during these days.
Meanwhile, every year during the summer months, the Ministry of Electricity and Water raises the level of preparedness and readiness for consumption to reach record levels by deploying emergency teams to deal with any disruption of electricity and water networks as quickly as possible, reports Al-Rai daily.
In previous years, the ministry provided several tips to consumers to avoid problems that could occur to the water network as a result of a break in a fresh water line or other emergency incidents that lead to poor access of water to consumers, most notably the installation of ground tanks and water pumps in accordance with the requirements of the Ministry of Electricity and Water to raise the stored water for the upper floor of investment buildings.
“The ministry is keen to deliver water to the consumer permanently and under appropriate pressure to all areas, and there are instructions to the concerned sectors of the emergency teams’ readiness to deal with any emergency affecting the water network,” said Deputy Minister of Electricity and Water Mohammad Bushehri. The ministry has a plan to establish new water projects, and the project of the Doha station, which the ministry began to run on an experimental basis and is, one of the vital projects that will add to the network 60 million gallons per day.