UAE Ambassador, Jamaican Energy Minister discuss cooperation

Thu 01-02-2018 11:10 AM

KINGSTON, Jamaica, 1st February, 2018 (WAM) — Badr Abdullah Al Matroushi, UAE Ambassador to Cuba and Non-Resident Ambassador to Jamaica and Dr. Andrew Wheatley, Minister of Science, Energy and Technology in Jamaica, have discussed bilateral cooperation and a number of issues of mutual interest.

Dr. Wheatley expressed his country’s desire to further develop its joint cooperation with the UAE in the fields of energy, renewable energy, science and technology. The Jamaican Minister also commended the UAE’s pioneering role in the field of renewable energy, including its hosting of the headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA, and developing the Masdar Institute.

The UAE Ambassador in turn noted the importance of boosting UAE-Jamaican cooperation in the field of renewable energy, including in the UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund.

WAM/Esraa Ismail/Rasha Abubaker

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