UAE seeks India’s help in renewable energy sector

June 12th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): The United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan met the Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Farooq Abdullah on Friday, for collaboration in the renewable energy sector.

“Since ages, India has had good relations with UAE. The UAE Minister has arrived to further strengthen these relations. He wants that India should co-operate with UAE in the renewable energy sector. He wants the headquarter for renewable co-operation to be established in Abu Dhabi. I am hopeful that India will consider this request,” said Abdullah.

The UAE Minister expressed confidence that working together in the renewable energy sector will bring India and UAE much closer.

India is known to have considerable expertise in the renewable energy sector.

The UAE is competing with three European countries to host the headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IREA).

Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan arrived in India on Thursday evening. (ANI)

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