Al Tayer meets Schwarzenegger
DEWA CEO pens agreement with Hollywood legend at Paris Summit.
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, vice chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) recently came face to face with Hollywood actor and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger.
The two met at the World Climate Region Summit R20 in Paris recently.
Al Tayer, in his position as chairman of the World Green Economy Summit (WGES 2015), signed a partnership agreement with Schwarzenegger, who is the current chairman of the World Climate Region Summit R20, which will join WGES 2015 as an official partner.
WGES 2015 will be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai under the theme Global Partnerships for a Sustainable Future.
The summit will be held on 22-23 April 2015 and will focus on the transition towards a global green economy as well as promoting Dubai's position as a capital of green economy and sustainable development.
"This agreement comes in line with the initiative of the Green Economy For Sustainable Development initiative launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and in support of the efforts made to promote Dubai's position as a global hub for green economy," said Al Tayer.
During the meeting, Al Tayer presented to Governor Schwarzenegger the book Flashes of Thought by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in addition to the first edition of the Green Economy Report 2015, which was presented during The Road To Paris - World Climate Region Summit R20.
Schwarzenegger praised the efforts of Dubai throughout its ongoing efforts to become a hub for green economy and sustainable development.