Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy and Industry addresses the United Nations at a high-level meeting on the International Decade for Action for Water at UN headquarters
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
H.E Dr. Matar Hamed Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy and industry, delivered a speech at a high-level meeting on the International Decade for Action for Water at the UN headquarters.
He said that water is a priority in the UAE's agenda to provide sustainable water resources to its people and contribute to international efforts to provide water to those in need.
Dr. Matar also spoke about the UAE initiative of Suqia Al Emarates (UAE WATER AID) and its role in contributing to the provision of water to the needy. He also mentioned the innovation and modern technologies in the national program, and talked about the Emirates Award for Rainfall and its role in promoting research and development in the science of precipitation for the benefit of humanity. H.E’s statement included the prospect of the UAE's strategy for water security, the interdependence between water, energy, food and climate change, and the importance of achieving a balance between them.