Saudi Energy Minister Visits UAE Masdar City

Abu Dhabi, Rabi’II 17, 1438, Jan 15, 2017, SPA — Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources and President of Board of Directors of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy Engineer Khalid Al-Falih has paid a visit to Masdar City in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
During visit, he toured the City and participated with his accompanying delegation in an high-level dialogue session aimed at strengthening cooperation in the field of renewable energy.
Upon arrival, they were received and by UAE Minister of State and President of Board of Directors of Masdar City Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al-Jaber and a number of members of the Company’s Executive Management.
Engineer Al-Falih commended the spirit of cooperation and the willingness of Masdar City to support the growth and development of the new and important sectors.
He added that “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the cusp of launching the first round of bidding pertaining to the national program for renewable energy and we are confident that this meeting represents an ideal opportunity and comes in the right time exactly.”
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