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Arab Week for Sustainable Development kicks off today

Wednesday، 21 November 2018 - 01:15 PM

The second edition of the Arab Week for Sustainable Development continued its sessions on Wednesday 21/11/2018 under the sponsorship of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

In a press release, the Planning Ministry said the second-day sessions tackled investments in renewable energy.

Mahmoud Fathallah, an economic adviser at the Arab League's energy department, expounded the Arab strategy for sustainable energy, saying it is the result of long and tireless efforts exerted by energy experts.

For the first time, an Arab strategy is being drafted with taking into consideration environment and energy efficiency dimensions, he said.

He referred to Paris Climate Conference that contributed 100 million dollars to boosting transition into renewable energy.

The sessions also tackled financing sustainable development.


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