RAK Properties, Ras Al Khaimah’s leading property developer listed on Abu Dhabi Securities Market, has successfully participated in the Earth Hour 2012 celebrations in the UAE that was held on Saturday, March 31, at 8:30 p.m.
Earth Hour is a global event that gathers more than 131 countries worldwide to switch off lights, sending a powerful message for action on climate change.
Commenting on RAK Properties’ participation, His Excellency Mohamed Sultan Al Qadi, Managing Director and CEO of RAK Properties, said, “The Earth Hour day is one of the most popular global events that gathers millions of people around the globe in a common campaign to protect the environment through reduced consumption of energy. Our participation in these celebrations comes under the directive of H.H. Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qassimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and as continuation of our contribution to worthy initiatives. RAK Properties shares the global vision of protecting the environment.”
RAK Properties have participated in this event through its flagship projects: Mina Al Arab, Julfar Towers and RAK Tower. RAK Properties has urged all residents to switch off the lights in parallel with the other residential and governmental buildings in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah and the other emirates of the UAE.
This global event was originally held in Sydney as the world’s commitment to reduce global warming threat that is facing the planet and to combat the phenomenon of climate change.
The Earth Hour celebrations are held annually every last Saturday of March at 8:30 p.m. counting the different timings between one country and another.