UAE & Romania discuss cooperation in energy sector

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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UAE-Romania discuss cooperation
Officials during the discussion | Image Courtesy: WAM

UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, Mr. Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei has discussed ways to enhance cooperation in the energy and climate action fields with Mr. Virgil-Daniel Popescu, Romanian Minister of Energy, and his accompanying delegation.

Both parties discussed prospects for the UAE’s hosting of the 28th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Abu Dhabi.

This came when Mr. Al Mazrouei received Mr. Popescu at the Ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi on the sidelines of the Global Energy Forum in the emirate.

According to the statement, they also tackled the importance of international cooperation to address climate change, several files for developing cooperation between the two countries, and ways to enhance bilateral relations in the field of clean energy and sustainability.

The UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure hailed bilateral relations with Romania, which have witnessed notable progress over the past years, thanks to the support of the wise leadership of the two friendly countries, and the mutual confidence, respect, and joint interest.

Further, Mr. Al Mazrouei emphasized that these meetings reflect the desire and will of the two countries to expand and strengthen the scope of partnerships, especially in significant domains that contribute to enhancing the sustainable development journey.

Recently, the UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in order to drive the energy sector.

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