Masdar CEO Highlights Importance of Global Collaboration at IRENA

Published October 14th, 2009 - 10:14 GMT
Al Bawaba
Al Bawaba

Masdar CEO Highlights Importance of Global Collaboration at IRENA Administrative Committee Meeting Meeting attended by over 70 countries Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 12, 2009- HYPERLINK "" (ME Newswire): HYPERLINK "" Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, Chief Executive of HYPERLINK "" Masdar welcomed members of the HYPERLINK "" International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) at reception held in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, emphasizing the importance of a collective effort towards ensuring that IRENA achieves its aggressive mandate. “IRENA needs our collective efforts. Utilizing the expertise and know how of our 138 member states is integral to the success of the agency,” said Al Jaber adding that “the focus the industry is enjoying right now is a great point of leverage.” In his capacity as a member of the Climate Change Advisory Group for UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Al Jaber recently participated in the United Nation’s Summit on Climate Change, the Clinton Global initiative and the New York Climate Week. “We are at a time where climate change, renewable energy and energy efficiency are the focus of every economy and every country in the world,” he said. The IRENA Administrative Committee Meeting in HYPERLINK "" Abu Dhabi marks the commencement of the first ever IRENA meeting to be held in its headquarters, Abu Dhabi. *Source: HYPERLINK "" ME NewsWire View this release online and download high resolution images and logos at: HYPERLINK "" Contact: Serene Serhan IRENA Mob: +971-50-8543-269

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