HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Emirates Water Foundation, received HE Le Pete Chen, Consul General of the Republic of Singapore in Dubai, to discuss ways of working together between the Foundation and its counterparts in the water and innovation.
During the meeting, Al Tayer reviewed the International Water Prize of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, which aims to encourage research institutions and individuals to find sustainable and innovative solutions to address the problem of water shortage through solar energy and under the supervision of water. the Emirates & # 39; under the umbrella of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives Foundation.
His Excellency emphasized the fervor of “ Emirati Water & # 39; & # 39; provide safe drinking water using the best innovative solutions to poor and remote areas around the world, through research and studies to develop innovative and sustainable technical solutions to help millions suffering from shortages and pollution of drinking water around the world.
He pointed out that the number of beneficiaries of water projects in the UAE by the end of 2018 has reached more than nine million people in 34 countries worldwide.
He said that Emirates Water is continuing its efforts in humanitarian work and is implementing one of the main goals of the Global Initiatives Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, which is to combat poverty and disease by providing safe water to those who need it most in various parts of the world. world.
The Emirates Water Corporation aims to contribute to finding sustainable and innovative solutions to the problem of water scarcity and pollution around the world through research and projects that use solar energy to provide clean water, while also seeking research and development efforts to find innovative and sustainable solutions and explore ways to clean water with solar energy. To contribute to the promotion of sustainable development.
For its part, the Consul General of the Republic of Singapore praised the efforts made by "Water Emirates" and was looking forward to working with the Foundation on projects serving communities in the supply of drinking water.