ADNOC Distribution Celebrates World Water Day

ABU DHABI: ADNOC Distribution today organised a special celebration to mark World Water Day that is annually commemorated by the United Nations on March 22. Addressing the gathering, Abdullah Salem Al Dhaheri, Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution, stressed the importance of water and energy, and their respective roles in achieving sustainable development. He called upon all stakeholders, as well as public and private sector partners to adopt a more responsible approach to managing environmental resources.

He also outlined conservation measures to ensure the protection of precious water sources.

Al Dhaheri said, “Cooperation in the field of water and energy acts as a basis for the development of sustainable community. Today, ADNOC Distribution emphasises its commitment to work with all stakeholders to preserve this national treasure. We would also like to also reiterate our priority in combating the risk of water scarcity through every possible means.” Held under the theme: Water and Energy’, the World Water Day celebrations began with the UAE national anthem and recitation of verses from the Holy Quran. It also included performances to raise awareness about energy and water sources. The children of some of the participating schools performed an artistic segment reflecting the theme of the day.

The celebrations concluded with Al Dhaheri, honouring the organisers of the event and participants for their efforts in contributing to the success of the noteworthy celebration.

SOURCE: WAM