UAE's pavilion at Rio+20 continues receiving international delegatesJun 19, 2012 - 12:09 -
WAM Rio de Janeiro, June 19th, 2012 (WAM) -- Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Special Envoy for Energy and Climate Change and CEO of "Masdar" and Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy visited UAE's pavilion participating in the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development "Rio+20" here in Rio de Janeiro.
They were briefed on the information and lectures provided by the pavilion to its visitors especially on introducing UAE's vision on the green economy and its commitment to achieving sustainable development and the concepts of sustainable development for all.
Dr. Sultan said the country has launched several leading projects and policies including UAE's vision 2021, seeking to achieve the national targets for building cohesive, healthy and environmental societies in addition to identifying building standards legislation and optimum use of street lighting, air conditioning and water consumption and adopting the application of renewable energy solutions and sustainable projects of urban development.
For his part, Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer said that the participation of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy at the conference comes in accordance with the initiative of the green economy announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, which aims to build a green economy in the UAE under the slogan "green economy for sustainable development".
On the other hand, the state's pavilion continued receiving official delegations and visitors from different countries to know more about its day-to-day events. In this context, a number of heads of delegations and students of universities and colleges in Brazil were briefed on UAE's achievements during the past four decades and its continuous efforts in achieving sustainable development.