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DSCE delegation meets with VC of Chinese National Energy Administration

WAM Beijing, Jan 29th, 2013 (WAM) — Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) delegation led by its Vice Chairman Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer has briefed Liu Qi, Vice Chairman of the National Energy Administration (NEA) of the People’s Republic of China, about Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030, which aims to diversify energy sources.

Attended the meeting, which was held within the framework of the delegation’s visit to the capital Beijing, included Ahmad Butti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council, and from DEWA, Waleed Salman, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Nasser Lootah, Executive Vice President of Generation, Dr. Yousef Al Akraf, Executive Vice President of Business Support, Lars Marmsjo, Chief Advisor on Generation, Ahmed Abdullah, Deputy Senior Manager of External Communications, and Arif Julfar, Manager of Media and Marketing.

During the meeting, Liu Qi highlighted the strong relations between China and the UAE and their common interests in renewable and clean energy. He also praised the UAE’s drive to implement and instill the drive for sustainability by setting-up an integrated strategy for renewable and clean energy, as well as energy-demand management systems.

For his part, Al Tayer thanked the NEA for the warm reception. The two sides discussed fostering collaboration in the field of renewable energy. They agreed to increase their existing close ties by opening up trade and investment opportunities through joint working teams to carry out strategic energy projects.

At the end of the meeting, Al Tayer and Liu Qi exchanged souvenirs and promised to enhance collaboration between both sides to support their common goals and efforts in the energy sector.

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