(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his delegation from the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh recently visited Masdar City.
The delegation met with senior members of Masdar City's management, and were given a guided tour to showcase the city as an example of sustainability and urban planning practices. Prior to the tour, the delegation received a comprehensive briefing from Masdar executives including: Mohammed Al Ramahi, chief operating officer of Masdar; Anthony Mallows, director of Masdar City; and Mahra Khalid Al Quassimi, director of marketing and corporate communications. During their briefings, the delegates were informed about the establishment and subsequent development of Masdar City, and its role in knowledge expertise and technology transfer. The tour also included a discussion of Masdar City's role in advancing renewable energy adoption globally, and highlighted the city as an illustriousexample of sustainable applications in urban planning.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan commended Masdar's success and leadership in the field of sustainability, and clean technology. He also praised the pioneering scientific and technological research led by Masdar Institute. In concluding his visit, the chief minister reiterated the importance and mutual benefits stemming from a close collaboration between the UAE and India in the field of renewable energy and sustainability.
Masdar is Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company advancing the development, commercialisation and deployment of renewable energy technologies and solutions. The company serves as a link between today's fossil fuel economy and the energy economy of the future. Backed by the Mubadala Development Company, the strategic investment company of the government of Abu Dhabi, Masdar is dedicated to the emirate's long-term vision for the future of energy.