The Department of Economic Development and the Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones, will take a joint wing in the jointly participate in wing joint in the 5th. World Future Energy Summit, which starts tomorrow at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and continue for 4 days. During the summit, more than 40 new products in the Middle East will be launched by exhibitors representing 33 countries.
The participation of the Department of Economic Development and ZonesCorp in the summit comes from their keenness to be present in this global event among delegations from more than 120 countries around the world which reflects the growing importance of this global summit. The joint wing will provide a venue to highlight the services rendered by the Department and ZonesCorp and responsibilities related to boosting and development of the alternative energy sector in the Emirate.
HE Hamad Abdullah Al Mas, the Executive Director of International Economic Relations Division of the Department of Economic Development, said that the participation of the Department in the exhibition is a great opportunity to avail of the world's leading companies which offer products related to areas of energy efficiency, solar and wind power, water treatment and waste management. Al Mas pointed out that the exhibition is expected to launch 2000 product in this area.
HE Al Mas, added that the exhibition, this year will witness the participation of the various Department’ divisions, with aim of highlighting the services provided by the Department and emphasizing the functions and responsibilities vested by the Law No. 2 of 2009 on the Establishment of the Department especially those related to the leading role of the Department in achieving sustainable economic development in the Emirate.
“Our joint participation with the Department of Economic Development in this summit falls in line with our commitment to provide the best investment and sustainable economic opportunities. It also aims at reflecting our efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of factories operating within our different zones, to achieve progress and economic growth and to work on achieving a better quality of life for Abu Dhabi residents. We ultimately aim at creating a sustainable environment that meets the needs of current residents, without ignoring the requirements and needs of future generations,” Vice President for Marketing and Communications at ZonesCorp, Samer Alhaira, said.
Alhaira added: “The fifth World Future Energy Summit provides a significant opportunity for exchanging expertise on best practices and international standards applied in the area of conserving energy and natural resources. It also provides a platform for discussing mechanisms utilized in the field to reduce energy waste and to protect our environment.”