Baghdad The Minister of Oil and the National Oil Company are participating in the "Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2022" related to the transition towards clean energy, which started today in the United Arab Emirates in the presence of ministers, ambassadors and energy specialists.
Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail said in a statement: "The government of Iraq pays great attention to the transition to clean energy uses through the implementation of large projects in cooperation with specialized international companies," noting that "the future vision of these projects is in line with global trends towards reducing emissions and preserving the environment and climate. As well as the global trend to reduce the use of fossil fuels and take advantage of available natural energies such as solar and wind energy.
Ismail added that continuing to implement clean energy projects has economic revenues as well, as it reduces spending on energy production and achieves sustainable development for the national economy.
The minister pointed to the importance of attending and participating in these international conferences, during which the most important global visions and modern technologies are discussed in the transition towards the uses of renewable and clean energy and the possibility of concluding understandings to develop the clean energy industry in Iraq.
The activities of the World Future Energy Summit 2022 were launched today as part of the "Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week", and the events focusing on energy and sustainability topics, hosted by the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company "Masdar", will continue until (January 19) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center.
Seven countries are participating in the summit activities, displaying through their pavilions the latest innovations and technologies of clean energy and other sustainability. The summit brings together innovative technologies from all over the world so that they are easy to discover, work to accelerate sustainable development and help address the challenges of climate change.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency