Approval of Blue Residency enhances climate action, community’s contribution to preserving environment: Amna Al Dahak
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, chairing the Cabinet meeting in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Image Credit: WAM

Abu Dhabi: Dr. Amna bint Abdullah Al Dahak, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, stated that Wednesday’s Cabinet approval of the “Blue Residency” reflects the UAE’s aim to enhance climate action and redouble environment conservation efforts in the country.

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Al Dahak said: “The approval of the Blue Residency comes in line with the Year of Sustainability, as it recognises the efforts of individuals who contribute to enriching climate and environmental work in the country. It also strengthens the UAE’s position as a global hub for sustainability and spotlights its role in creating climate-smart and environmentally friendly solutions. The approval of the residency will go a long way in supporting the country’s efforts to achieve Net Zero by 2050.”

The minister added: “We are working in cooperation with all relevant authorities in the UAE to implement its climate and environmental plans and support its national goals by engaging the private sector and community members in the country’s sustainable development. The Blue Residency will have a major role in attracting talents in the field including innovators, and climate champions from all over the world, who will contribute to the advancement of the UAE’s work in fostering a sustainable future for all.”