Dubai: Mr. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has received Mr. Luis Miguel Merlano Hoyos, Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia to the UAE.
The visit aimed to strengthen relations and exchange expertise to support cooperation. The meeting was attended by Dr. Yousef Al Akraf, Executive Vice President of Business Support and Human Resources at DEWA.
During the meeting, Mr. Al Tayer welcomed the visit of the Colombian Ambassador, emphasizing the strategic relations between the UAE and Colombia, grounded in common interests and a shared vision for sustainable development.
The two sides discussed ways to enhance cooperation in the energy and water sectors. Mr. Al Tayer shared DEWA’s best global practices and expertise in sustainability. Additionally, he emphasized their proficiency in diversification of clean energy sources, energy efficiency, and water management.
Moreover, Mr. Al Tayer also highlighted DEWA’s development projects and strategic initiatives aimed at enhancing the sustainable development of Dubai.
The CEO discussed DEWA’s international exhibitions and conferences organized ahead of COP28, hosted by the UAE in Expo City Dubai. Its goal is to enhance the UAE’s effective role in promoting regional and international cooperation to support climate action through coordinated efforts among all relevant parties.
In November 2023, DEWA will host the 25th Water, Energy, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) & Dubai Solar Show 2023, the Middle East and North Africa Solar Energy Conference, and the 9th World Green Economy Summit. These events solidify Dubai’s position as a global hub for the green economy.