With the aim to enhance cooperation and learn about DEWA’s projects and initiatives,Nguyen Manh Tuan, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam visited the UAE.
During his visit, he met with Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and discussed DEWA’s initiatives, projects and successful experiences using renewable and clean energy sources.
Al Tayer highlighted DEWA’s strategic projects to meet the growing demand for electricity and water in the Emirate. Al Tayer noted, “ Dubai attaches great importance to sustainability and the transition towards a green economy by increasing reliance on clean and renewable energy in line with the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 100 percent of Dubai’s total power production capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. To achieve this, DEWA has launched many green programmes and initiatives, most notably the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site solar park in the world, based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model, and its production capacity will reach 5,000 megawatts by 2030.”
The discussion aimed at topics like enhancing economic relations and exploring joint investment opportunities between the UAE and Vietnam, across various sectors, including energy and water.
Tuan expressed his nation’s interest in learning from the UAE’s experience, and he also stressed on the importance of enhancing business relations with Vietnamese companies based in the UAE.