Manama : Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza is now in Abu Dhabi to attend Abu Dhabi Sustainability 2018 at the invitation of UAE Minister of Energy Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei.
The event is being held under the patronage of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and organized by Masdar Energy.
The event includes the opening of the Future Energy Summit, the Water Summit and the Zayed Future Energy Prize. Meetings will be held on the sidelines of these events in the fields of renewable energy, the most important of which is the meeting of the General Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Bahrain was one of the first countries to join IRENA in 2009 during its founding conference in Bonn, Germany.
The minister will participate in one of the ministerial meetings, which will also be attended by ministers in charge of renewable energy. He will talk about Bahrain’s experience in the field and the steps the government has taken to encourage the use of clean energy.
More than 40,000 delegates from more than 175 countries from around the world are taking part.
It is the largest such gathering in the Middle East and is aimed at promoting trends in the path of sustainable global development.