UAE Opens International Renewable Energy Agency Headquarters in Masdar City
His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE minister of foreign affairs, inaugurated the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) headquarters in Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City reinforcing the UAE’s status as a global energy leader. Housing the first intergovernmental agency in the Middle East, the headquarters is the UAE’s most sustainable office building and a physical embodiment of the organisation’s mission to advance renewable energy.
HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE minister of foreign affairs said: “The inauguration of the IRENA headquarters today in Masdar City marks an important milestone on the UAE’s successful journey to host the intergovernmental organization, which began with our bid submission seven years ago.
Hosting IRENA in Abu Dhabi is a reflection of the UAE’s commitment to expanding access to sustainable, clean energy both domestically and internationally. We look forward to partnering closely with IRENA and countries around the world to support the further development of renewable energy and clean technologies.”
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