In a critical status meeting with the Energy Task Force, the Chief Minister, Dr. David Moinina Sengeh, discussed follow-up actions with Karpowership of Istanbul from the last ETF meeting, as well as administrative and operational updates from EDSA and EGTC.

He further discusses issues of critical relevance to the country’s energy mix thereby raising and discussing a view to sustaining the gains and improving service delivery.

The Chief Minister claimed that the tasks that stakeholders in the sector are engaged with are difficult but not impossible. He called on all to maximize professional, technical, and administrative actions to help President Julius Maada Bio realize his across-the-board policy ideal in the energy sector.

The meeting also deals with administrative and operational updates from EDSA and EGTC, an update on EDSA’s revenue generation and mobilization, a recap from the last status meeting with the President, an update on ongoing energy projects, and updates on financial and technical operational reviews.

Briefing the Chief Minister on matters of the Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact negotiations in the United States of America, Deputy Energy Minister I, Dr. Eldred Taylor, described the delegation’s trip as successful, adding that while in the United States, the delegation discharged its mandate conscientiously and diligently.

He provided a full report on the outcome of the visit and the signing ceremony while also assuring that the Compact, when fully implemented, would be nothing short of a game changer in the energy sector.

With the energy sector and the Feed Salone agenda being inextricably linked, reforms continue in the sector.