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Dubai Global Energy Forum Kicks off

Dubai Global Energy Forum Kicks off
Dubai Global Energy Forum Kicks off

(Dubai) – The second session of the Dubai Global Energy Forum has commenced, under the theme ‘Clean Energy for Sustainable Development.’ Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and organised by the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, the Forum runs until Wednesday April 17 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC).
The Forum was launched with an Opening Ceremony in the presence of H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, H. H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Supreme Council, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Supreme Council, senior government officials, key industry representatives and a large number of journalists, alongside members of the general public.
The keynote speakers at Opening Ceremony were the following: Dr. Awadh Al Barasi, Deputy Prime Minister of Libya, John Bruton, former Irish Prime Minister and European Union Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Michael Fubi, CEO of RWE Technology, and Mustafa Dundar, President of the Union of Municipalities of the Turkish city of Bursa.
The conference discussed the need to ensure a safe and sustainable energy supply for the entire world population, in order to power the drivers of continued socio-economic growth. With energy supply an essential requirement for growth and progress, the forum concluded with the signing of the Dubai Declaration of Energy for All, which affirmed the commitment of world leaders and key decision makers to the cause of sustainable energy. It was also declared that 22 October will be the annual World Energy Day.

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