Khalifa briefed by Mohammed on meetings

Sheikh Khalifa holds talks on renewable energy with Sheikh Mohammed. (SUPPLIED)

The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler of Abu Dhabi, yesterday received His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, was also present at the meeting. Sheikh Khalifa was briefed by Sheikh Mohammed on the talks he had with heads of state, prime ministers, ministers and senior officials who participated in the third session of the Preparatory Commission for the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) held recently in Abu Dhabi, and the on-going World Future Energy Summit being hosted by Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar).

The President affirmed the UAE's success in hosting, organising and moderating sessions of Irena's meeting, which attracted delegates from more than 142 member states in addition to observers from 15 countries.

Sheikh Khalifa called for reinvigorating the role of the renewable energy and environment friendly green technology in various walks of life to conserve sustainability of natural resources of the UAE and reduce dependence on oil as a key source for energy in order to protect the rich indigenous environment.

 

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