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Al Tayer receives Expo 2020 ambassadors

Meeting supports efforts by Dubai to host global event

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 17:53 February 21, 2013
  • Gulf News

  • Image Credit: Courtesy UAE Expo 2020
  • (C)Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), received the EXPO 2020 ambassadors at DEWA s new Sustainable Building in Al Quoz, the largest government building in the world, with a Platinum rating for green buildings from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

Dubai: In support of Dubai’s bid for hosting the World EXPO 2020, Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), received the Expo 2020 ambassadors at Dewa’s new Sustainable Building in Al Quoz, the largest government building in the world, with a Platinum rating for green buildings from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

The meeting supports the efforts by Dubai to host Expo 2020, the largest universal exposition of its kind, whose campaign motif is ‘Be part of it.’

The Expo 2020 delegation included Marwan Al Haj, Khawla Darweesh, Inas Al Shaikh, Mohammad Al Janabi, and Ben Outara. Marwan Bin Haidar, VP of IT and CIO of Dewa and Khawla Al Mehairi, VP of Marketing and Corporate Communications of Dewa, attended the meeting.

“Dewa is contributing effectively to Dubai’s bid to host Expo 2020 by providing electricity and water services to the highest international standards. Dewa has achieved a leading position internationally by optimising its services to an advanced and competitive level. Through our vision, strategy and operations we aim to promote Dubai as a global hub and a successful example in achieving sustainability and protecting the environment, for generations to come,” said Al Tayer.

“Dubai has succeeded in hosting various international events including World Energy Forum, and Dubai Global Energy Forum. We are confident that our ambassadors will succeed in reinforcing Dubai’s position as a unique hub for hosting international events,” he said.

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