UAE discusses ways to boost cooperation in energy sector with Malaysia

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, Mr. Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei has discussed ways of strengthening their cooperation in areas of energy, most notably clean energy, with Mr. Nik Nazmi bin Nik Ahmad, Minister of Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change of Malaysia.

They also explored ways to boost the bilateral ties between the UAE and Malaysia as well as to attract varied energy sector investments to their countries.

During the meeting, they talked about ways of collaborating on investment and development in the energy sector, how to enhance the sustainable development capacities of the two countries, and the UAE’s upcoming hosting of COP28 in November 2023.

Further, both agreed to improve their cooperation by sharing skills and knowledge and hosting more joint meetings among high-level officials in the energy and climate sectors.

Mr. Al Mazrouei said that, “The visit of Sheikh Khaled to Malaysia is a significant milestone in the bilateral relations between the two friendly nations and highlights their increasing cooperation in various areas, especially in energy and climate action. The UAE, under the guidance of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, is cooperating with other countries to overcome various challenges and create growth opportunities.”

The UAE Minister also expressed his confidence that the visit of Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed to Malaysia will improve the relations between the two countries, affirming the UAE’s commitment to environmental sustainability and sustainable development as it prepares to host COP28 and announced 2023 as the Year of Sustainability.

The UAE is keen to create new partnerships to shape a better future for generations to come, Mr. Al Mazrouei stated in conclusion.

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