Sunday, January 15, 2012

Emirates 24/7: The Region's Green Economy

Mohammed unveils UAE's Green Economy

Aims at world leadership in green development

The launch of a long-term national initiative to build green economy in the UAE under the slogan 'A green economy for sustainable development' was announced in Dubai on Sunday by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Through this initiative, the UAE aims to become one of the world leaders as well as a centre for the export and re-export of green products and technologies, and to maintain a sustainable environment to support long-term economic growth.
The initiative includes a range of programmes and policies in the areas of energy, agriculture, investment and sustainable transport in addition to new environmental and construction policies that aim to raise the quality of life in the country.

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