Seychelles, Abu Dhabi leaders meet during World Future Energy Summit
President Faure attended the official opening of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week on Monday. (State House)
(Seychelles News Agency) - The president of Seychelles, Danny Faure, met with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, on the sidelines of the World Future Energy Summit this week. The two leaders discussed how to maintain friendly relations and support between the two countries, State House said in a statement.
On Monday President Faure attended the official opening of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week being held under the theme “Driving the Global Energy Transformation.”
The head of state of Seychelles, an archipelago in the western Indian Ocean, is attending the World Future Energy Summit for the second time in his presidency.
The event is a global discussion on the future of renewable energy, clean technology and sustainability and is held every year as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. This year, the summit will cover burning issues and key trends in the renewable energy sector, such as the future of energy and transport in urban.
On Monday on the sidelines of the summit, the Zayed Future Energy Prize awarded millions of dollars to nine individuals, schools, companies and organisations on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.
The Zayed Future Energy Prize celebrates achievements that reflect impact, innovation, long-term vision and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability.
The president of Seychelles will return on Thursday.