Khartoum, June 13 (SUNA) -The former deputy of the resident engineer and dam expert, eng. Ahmed Abd-Allah Dafaa- Allah affirmed that Merowe dam was designed with high efficiency and implemented by engineers and external and internal experts using the up-to-date designs and technologies.
He underlined that there are no technical problems threatening the dam safety and its efficiency and that the dam is operating with a high efficiency.
Responding to circulated reports that there are technical problems in the dam body Engineer Dafaa Alla said in a special statement to SUNA that there are no technical problems but there are problems resulted from not carrying out the regular maintenance works
He added that many engineers , experts and the high trained competencies at Merowe Dam have left the country and that led to absence of the regular maintenance.
The dam expert called the government to pay attention to competencies in order to keep the dam, efficiency and programing the maintenance works according to the fixed timetables to guaranteeing continuation of the dam work at its technical level.