WAM Dubai, May 08th, 2012 (WAM)--The launch of H. H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council of the Dubai Green Economy Partnership has been highly received by the public and private sectors in the Emirate of Dubai.
A number of leaders of the public and private sectors expressed their commitment about the objectives and mechanisms of the initiative of the Dubai Crown Prince, which ushers in a new phase of joint work and strategic cooperation to introduce the achievements and initiatives of Dubai and provide integral model for the tangible achievements attained by Dubai in the recent years.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director, CEO of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) said the initiative of the Dubai Crown Prince, which was derived from the vision of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on the Green Economy for Sustainable Development, stresses the pioneering status of Dubai and its international role to spur the sustainable growth of economy.
"The attraction of investments and encouragement of effective partnership between the public and private sector are the pillars of The Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy for 2030. The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which is a pioneer project with production capacity of 1, 000 MW, represents great opportunity to bolster partnership in the green and renewable energy sector," he added.
Mattar Al Tayer, Board Chairman and Executive Director of the Road and Transport Authority (RTA) said the Dubai Crown Prince's initiative reflects Dubai's preparedness and its continuous eagerness to develop, indicating that the TRA contributes to creating an environment that supports the green economy.
Hussein Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality expressed his pleasure about the initiative of Dubai Crown Prince, adding that it puts Dubai among the most sustainable cities in the world, and a model for future cities for the best practices, innovations, technology and green products at the regional and international levels.
Ahmed bin Biat, CEO of Dubai Holding, which owns Energy and Environment Park (ENPARK), and a member of TECOM Investments, said the initiative offers tangible benefits at local and international levels, especially to the international companies as Dubai provides an exemplary environment for growth and expansion.