Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and of the Dubai Expo 2020 Higher Committee, has unveiled the Green Economy Status Report 2016 at the UAE Pavilion in Expo Milan 2015, whose theme is ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.' The ceremony was attended by Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, Dr Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Chairman of Masdar, Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Director-General of the Dubai Ruler's Court, Major-General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, and MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General of Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, and other UAE officials.
"The State of Energy Report supports the Green Economy for Sustainable Development initiative, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the UAE Vision 2021. It establishes a collaborative platform to enable a knowledge economy to spur growth of a green economy and sustainable development," said Al Tayer.
Different parties related to green economy participated in preparing the report, which focuses on public-private partnerships. It highlights the latest research and innovation from United Nations organisations and includes articles authored by national and international experts in green economy.