Tuesday, April 16, 2013

UAE Vice-President opens Energy Forum

By Zaher Bitar, Senior Reporter
Vice-Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy Saeed Al Tayer confirms ongoing attempts to meet the increasing demand for energy

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated the second round of Dubai Global Energy Forum (DGEF) under the title of Clean Energy for Sustainable Development.
Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, also attended the event, accompanied by top government officials and leading energy experts.
During his keynote speech, Saeed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, confirmed Dubai’s ongoing attempts to meet the increasing demand for energy amid the current global climate change.
In the last five years Dubai’s demand for energy has increased by 10 per cent while it is expected to grow at a steady pace of five per cent until 2020.