Hamdan bin Zayed visits Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week’s exhibition

ABU DHABI,15th January, 2019 (WAM) – H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) visited the exhibition held on the sidelines of “Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week” which is hosted by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) over the course of a week, and it is held this year under the theme “‘Industry Convergence: Accelerating Sustainable Development’.

Sheikh Hamdan, who was accompanied by Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment and Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of Masdar, toured several national and foreign pavilions and listened from the officials of these pavilions to descriptions, most of them were focused on the latest innovations and alternative solutions to generate sustainable clean energy and provide water sources and the new products, projects and exhibited materials.

He also stopped during the tour at the national pavilion of Saudi Arabia, as well as the pavilions of the Department of Energy, EAD, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), and the pavilion of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, which is participating through a strategic partnership with the UAE Space Agency.

His Highness also visited several pavilions of Arab and foreign countries which are participating in the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan expressed at the end of the tour his confidence in the capabilities of the UAE’s citizens, commending the innovations of the national companies, individuals, and government bodies, under the wise directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai for the UAE to be among the leading countries in innovation and thanks to the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces who cares to encourage the nation’s youth and motivate them through providing the opportunities of exchange scholarships and learning and training in the top universities and institutes.

WAM/Hassan Bashir


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