HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the World Green Economy Summit and MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, emphasized that private sector plays remarkable role in the transition into green economy
His Excellency stressed the significance of forums which explore and build up new opportunities between the thinkers and decision makers in both private and public sectors. “Green Economy for Sustainable Development” initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has placed the UAE among leading world countries in the green economy field. Hosting World Green Economy Summit in Dubai enhances the position of the UAE as a global hub for exporting and re-exporting green products and technologies and Dubai as global gateway of investment and green trade.”
Al Tayer expressed his pleasure that the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) which represents more than 2 Million private and public companies all over India, has extended its support to the World Green Economy Summit, to be held in Dubai on 15th and 16thApril 2014. The summit will be held in conjunction with the next session of Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition “WETEX 2014” with participation from the decision makers and global leaders from economic and financial sectors. Al Tayer invited the leaders and pioneers of green economy in India to participate in the summit which will provide real and sustainable solutions emphasizing on the importance of collaboration with partners having the expertise and a record of achievement to enhance the private sector contribution in the summit agenda.
V. Sibaba, FICCI’s Chairman of Renewable Energy Sector, expressed his pleasure to support the World Green Economy Summit. “FICCI is happy to be a part of this unique initiative since it has the potential to emerge as a key platform for global businesses to explore and evolve solutions for building a sustainable future,” he said.
“FICCI facilitates business to business connect in the clean energy, environment and carbon market spaces and enables Indian industry to integrate with the global mainstream,” added Sibaba.
The World Green Economy Summit will be held under the theme “Global Partnerships for Sustainable Future” with the aim to attract prominent experts from energy, finance and business sectors in addition to the government leaders, international organizations and private sector to promote capacity building and highlighting effective policies, legislations and new opportunities for leading businesses supporting the transition to a green economy.
Al Tayer announced in press conference held at the end January that WGES 2014 will feature a number of partners along its strategic partnership with “Dubai Green Economy Partnership”, and UNDP including the International Renewable Energy Agency – IRENA, State of Green and Regions 20 in addition to numerous prominent international figures as keynote speakers at the event, including HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and Her Excellency Helen Clark, Director of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Former Prime Minister of New Zealand.
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