Ireland hails UAE as permanent headquarters of IRENA

April 20th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS  

Dublin, April 19 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Ireland Rashed Lootah and Irish Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte have discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, with the latter hailing the Gulf nation’s selection as the permanent headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

During the meeting , the Irish minister commended the UAE’s role in supporting and developing renewable and clean energy sources.

The UAE Ambassador and the Irish minister also discussed various ways to strengthen the two nations’ relations in all areas, especially energy and telecommunications.

Lootah congratulated the Irish minister on his new position and wished him success in the performance of his duties.


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