Mohamed bin Zayed receives President of K.A.CARE

ABU DHABI: His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has received at Al Mamoura, Abu Dhabi, Dr. Hashim Abdullah Yamani, President of the King Abdullah City for Atomic & Renewable Energy (K.A.CARE), Saudi Arabia.

During the meeting, they exchanged views on the future of energy at regional and international levels, Sheikh Mohamed and Yamani also reviewed the results of scientific studies and experiments in the field energy aimed to ensure new choices of more efficient, sustainable and environment -friendly energy resources, of which one is the sustainable and clean energy.

Sheikh Mohamed affirmed that the U.A.E. is looking forward to enhancing its cooperation with partners at regional and global levels to ensure all sources of energy; traditional, clean and renewable, and working on transferring knowledge in this field to all peoples and countries to achieve welfare and sustainable development.

The meeting underscored the step taken by K.A.CARE and Masdar by signing a strategic framework agreement, which would lead to cooperation, and unifying of efforts between the two fraternal countries through exchanging of expertise, information, benefiting from international experiences and developing them in the region to enhance energy security for all.

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi said that, “Our future plans and our vision to the future challenges is the legacy outlined by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, a legacy being followed up by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, through his directives to plan for the future in all fields, including ensuring future energy resources”, hailing capability of national cadres in the development process.

He added that “One of the most important challenges to face the region in the next decades is provision of energy and water.

We are working through our openness to other experiments to ensure these two elements for coming generations through thinking, innovation, and finding appropriate alternatives and solutions to enable coming generations to live a dignified life and complement the development process, and be proud of the achievements of their fathers and ancestors.” For his part, Dr. Yamani expressed his satisfaction to cooperate with the U.A.E. through Masdar, the leading and model institution in the region in the field of clean and renewable energy, saying “We are happy to exchange expertise and share experiences with Masdar.”

He commended the U.A.E. development process in all fields, particularly in the clean energy field, describing it as a “source of pride.” Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of Masdar, Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Executive Affairs Authority, Mohammed Mubarak Al Mazroui, Under-Secretary of the Diwan of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Bashir, Saudi Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.

SOURCE: WAM