(Abu Dhabi) – H.H General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces while greeting guests including Presidents, Ministers, dignitaries, academics and entrepreneurs at the opening ceremony of World Future Energy Summit 2012 reiterated that UAE is committed to retain its leading role as a main global energy provider through energy diversification in the renewable energy sector.
Sheikh Mohammed said, “Energy is a vital vein that nurtures all aspects of modern civilization. In addressing the several challenges facing the world today, it is our responsibility to guarantee energy security and take advantage of the various renewable natural sources of energy to achieve sustainable development”. He added that the UAE has and will always have faith in the power of collaborative efforts in facing global challenges and achieving collective goals.
Sheikh Mohammed also hailed Masdar’s efforts in hosting the World Future Energy Summit and for its role in enhancing the UAE’s stature in the international arena.