In 2006, the Ministry of Electricity and Water of the State of Kuwait put forward the tender works for the construction of the Gulf Interconnection Plant (Al-Zour 1A/400 KV), the tender was awarded to the Swiss company ABB as the main contractor, and Ali Al-Sayegh Contracting Company was also approved as a contractor for civil works for its expertise, skills, and honorable history, where the contract was signed in July 2006 and the start of equipment and coordination between the Ministry of Electricity and Water, the Swiss company ABB and the company Ali Al-Sayegh Contracting in order to complete the project in a manner appropriate to the State of Kuwait, the work of this phase has been completed and the actual operation began in July 2009. In the first phase of the project, Ali Al-Sayegh Contracting Company obtained a certificate of distinction in the implementation of civil works from the Electricity Interconnection Authority of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).