Visit in Abu Dhabi

<p>HRH The Crown Prince during a visit in Abu Dhabi in 2010.</p>

HRH The Crown Prince pays an official visit in Abu Dhabi on 20-21 January 2014 and participates in a number of activities focused on renewable energy and sustainable development.

During the visit, The Crown Prince will speak at the Danish event "The United Arab Emirates and Denmark – Partners for Global Sustainability", which takes place during the international conference "World Future Energy Summit". After the opening speech, a cooperation agreement between Denmark and The United Arab Emirates will be signed. The intention of the agreement is to create cooperation opportunities between the two parties within the areas of renewable energy and sustainable development. The Crown Prince will visit the Danish companies that have display stands at the conference.

In addition, The Crown Prince pays a visit to the company Masdar, which is run by the government of Abu Dhabi and was set up in 2006 to promote sustainable energy. After the visit, The Crown Prince participates in the distribution of the Zayed Future Energy Prize to companies and organizations that particularly have shown vision, leadership and innovation in the area of sustainability.

During the visit, The Crown Prince will also be shown one of the world’s largest solar power plants, SHAMS 1, which figures into a government plan for the longer term to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases in the country.

During parts of the visit, The Crown Prince will be accompanied by Minister for Development Cooperation Rasmus Helveg Petersen.

Published January 20, 2014

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