Sarawak Energy Hosts Delegation From The Federal Republic Of Somalia

30 MAY 2022

Sarawak Energy recently received a delegation from Ministry of Energy and Water Resources from the Federal Republic of Somalia. The delegation, led by Director General, Abdirizak Mohamed Muhumad, were in Sarawak on a work visit.

The delegation was also accompanied by a team from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak or UNIMAS, led by Professor Dr Musse Mohamud Ahmed.

Datu Haji Sharbini Suhaili, Sarawak Energy Group Chief Executive Officer, was represented by Lau Kim Swee, Chief Executive Officer for SESCO and members of the senior management team to greet the delegation and brief them on the company’s business and 100 years of operations.

Lau shared Sarawak’s journey and experience in renewable energy development and how hydropower is contributing towards the acceleration of Sarawak’s economic growth towards achieve high income status by 2030 as well as the shift towards a green energy economy. They also spoke on sustainability initiatives and opportunities for purposeful collaborations and investment Sarawak has to offer in the renewable energy sector particularly through the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy or SCORE.

Lau also informed Abdirizak on Sarawak’s regional powerhouse ambition to expand the state’s renewable energy footprint and drive an economy that prioritises clean energy in line with the global call to mitigate climate change.

The work visit concluded with a site visit to South-East Asia’s first Integrated Hydrogen Production Plant and Refueling Station here in Kuching.

Lau Kim Swee, Chief Executive Officer for SESCO, Sarawak Energy’s utility arm (fourth left), presents a souvenir to Abdirizak Mohamed Muhumad, Director General for the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources of the Federal Republic of Somalia (fifth left) to commemorate the event.

Lau (center) briefs the delegation on Sarawak Energy’s business and 100 years of operations.