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French President arrives in UAE to participate in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

French President arrives in UAE to participate in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week
2013-01-15 10:50:35

WAM Abu Dhabi, Jan 15th, 2013 (WAM) — French President Francois Hollande has arrived in the UAE capital to participate in the ”Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week’ being hosted here by ‘Masdar’.

Hollande was received at the airport by Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Foreign Trade.

Mohammad Mir Abdullah Al Raisi, UAE Ambassador to France, Alain Azouaou, the French Ambassador to the UAE and members of the embassy were also present.

The French president will deliver keynote speech at the official opening of ‘Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week’ which coincides with the launch of the ‘World Future Energy Summit’ (WFES).

The visit underscores the strong bilateral relationship between both countries and the mutual interest to accelerate clean energy deployment and diversify the global energy mix.

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