The UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has said that the UAE will remain a supplier of oil and gas for “as long as the world is in need”. The leader was speaking at the COP27 summit in Egypt on Monday.
“The UAE is considered a responsible supplier of energy, and it will continue playing this role for as long as the world is in need of oil and gas,” he added.
The UAE will host next year’s COP28 summit in Dubai’s Expo City. The summit will include the “first evaluation of the implementation of the Paris Climate Accords,” he said. The UAE leader met many heads of state and officials on the sidelines of the COP27 conference. He held talks with Isaac Herzog, President of Israel; Macky Sall, President of Senegal; UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak; and the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva.
The discussions between the leaders and other COP27 participants covered a range of topics, including the significance of international cooperation and collaboration to reach practical climate change solutions that facilitate sustainable development for all.