The one-sided order of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Abu Dhabi; His Excellency Eng. The Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE), Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, met with H.E. Alexander Valentinovich Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, to discuss opportunities for cooperation between the emirate and Russia in the field of conventional and renewable energy sector.
H.E. Al Marar welcomed the Russian minister, underscoring the importance of a special partnership that would unite the two countries. Through official visits, partnership agreements, or strategic cooperation committees that bring the UAE and Russia closer in various sectors, the two countries are committed to continuing to strengthening and developing their relations, which is most importantly the potential for both countries.
"The Abu Dhabi Energy Department is committed to enhancing its regional and international partnerships to achieve its strategic objectives to enhance the energy sector of the United Arab Emirates and move Abu Dhabi towards greater efficiency and eco-friendly." He. Added. "The close cooperation between Abu Dhabi and Russia provides additional value, and we hope to increase DoE's drive to achieve its goals."
The DoE Chairman presented a summary of the progress the sector has seen in recent years, the role of the DoE's in driving and catalyzing the transformation of the energy sector, as well as its precautions to ensure supply chain security and sustainable economic and social development in Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates.
The Russian delegation reviewed strategic projects that Abu Dhabi has launched in the renewable energy sector, such as the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant, the Noor Abu Dhabi Solar Power Plant and the Al Dhafra Solar Project.
This discussion explored the logistics of cooperation, Explores Russia's capabilities and how the emirate can benefit from qualified workforce in the sector to train local professionals and develop their administrative, technical and operational skills.