Earth Hour an opportunity for more energy-efficient lifestyle, says minister

ABU DHABI: As the country celebrates the Earth Hour, it is time to adopt an energy-efficient lifestyle, Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy has said.

The energy minister pointed out the main reason for celebrating Earth Hour is to increase awareness about the behaviours and practices that will lead to reducing energy and water consumption and to a better way of life for the whole community.

“The UAE wise leadership attaches great importance to the welfare of the citizens and to the sustainability of the country’s resources, especially in the fields of energy. It is therefore, a duty for every member of the society to realize that reducing energy consumption is a collective responsibility,” he added.