ABU DHABI, 5th November, 2018 (WAM) — His Highness Sheikh Mohamed received today the participants of the “International Conference for Houbara Conservation,” which was hosted by the “International Fund for Houbara Conservation” in Abu Dhabi.
During the meeting, which took place at Al Bahr Palace Majlis, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed welcomed the participants of the conference while wishing them luck in conserving the Houbara Bustard, which is part of the environmental and cultural heritage of the UAE and the Arab region.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed highlighted the UAE’s efforts to conserve nature and wildlife, as well as its sustainability and biological diversity, due to the vision of the Founder, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and his international message about the necessity of preserving the environment for future generations.
Sheikh Mohamed also highlighted the UAE’s commitment, since its establishment, to preserve its environment and wildlife, which has made an international model to follow in caring for the environment and protecting sustainability.
The participants of the conference praised the support of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed and his efforts to save endangered species, as well as the UAE’s efforts to preserve the Houbara Bustard and increase its numbers, range and sustainability.
They also lauded the international efforts led by the UAE in this regard.
H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler`s Representative in Al Ain Region; H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council; H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation; H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; H.H. Sheikh Omar bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation; H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed Al Nahyan Chairman of the Board of Zayed Higher Organisation for Humanitarian Care & Special Needs (ZHO); H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Adviser to the UAE President; H.H. Sheikh Diab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Department of Transport; Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance; Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan; Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment; Majid Al Mansouri, Managing Director of the International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), and a number of officials.