DUBAI, 19th October / WAM / A delegation from the state of Bavaria in the Federal Republic of Germany was briefed during their visit to the headquarters of the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure in Dubai on the latest developments related to the energy sector applied by the ministry, especially the clean ones, and also discussed ways to strengthen relations between the two sides, develop cooperation and exchange expertise and experiences. in the field of energy in all its forms.
The visiting delegation was headed by His Excellency Roland Wegert, Minister of Economic Affairs of Bavaria, where he was received by His Excellency Eng. Sherif Al Olama, Undersecretary for Energy and Petroleum Affairs, in the presence of His Excellency Eng. Yousef Al Ali, Assistant Undersecretary for the Electricity, Water and Future Energy Sector at the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure.
During the meeting, the scholars stressed the importance of such meetings in enhancing constructive cooperation and strengthening bilateral relations between the two sides according to a solid system based on common interests. He expressed his hope that these meetings would support the path of qualitative successes witnessed by the distinguished relationship between the Emirati and German peoples.
He said that the ministry is working to develop the energy sector in its various forms, in cooperation with its strategic partners, to meet the requirements of the next stage in the country’s development process and support the openness of the UAE to all experiences related to various types of energy that are compatible with our natural resources, in the context of keenness to diversify energy sources and maintain balance. Among its various sources in support of sustainable development and the green economy, which was embodied in the state’s launch of the first national energy strategy 2050 and the strategic initiative to achieve climate neutrality by 2050.
He added: “The use of clean energy solutions is one of the main pillars of the UAE model in working towards the climate and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, as the UAE, within its energy strategy, targets a mixture of renewable, nuclear and clean energy sources to ensure a balance between economic needs and environmental goals and supports the UAE’s orientation in its quest towards Enhancing the clean energy system and accelerating action to achieve global leadership by the 2071 Centennial.
Al Olama explained that the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure implements a strategic plan that aims in its entirety to organize, develop and enhance the competitiveness of the UAE in energy, mining, water resources, land and maritime transport, roads, utilities, housing, building and construction, investment sustainability, as well as optimizing the use of partnerships, technology and advanced sciences, and adopting global innovative solutions to improve quality Community life..noting that this plan is considered a roadmap for a new phase of comprehensive development in accordance with the vision of the future government, in a way that contributes to government efforts to achieve the goals of the next fifty years, leading to the UAE Centennial 2071, and pushes the national economy to achieve global leadership.