By ESTHER LUCY AWORI
ENTEBBE,Uganda [SHIFTMEDIA] President Yoweri Museveni has this morning left for United Arab Emirates(UAE) on a three day visit.
State House in a communication noted that Museveni will meet and hold talks with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of UAE and ruler of Abu Dhabi.
He was seen by by top goovernment officials led by the Vice President Rtd Major Jessica Aluopo.
During the three day visit, the president will also attend the Abu Dhabi sustainability summit.
“The president will also attend the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Summit and hold talks with government officials and the business community from the UAE,” Sandor Walusimbi, the senior presidential press secretary said .
In Abu Dhabi, the Ugandan president will join fellow leaders at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), the global initiative championed by the UAE and its clean energy powerhouse Masdar to accelerate sustainable development
The summit set to drive the discussion around climate change before Cop 28.
The event that starts tomorrow, January 16 will focus on a wide range of critical topics such as food and water security, energy access, industrial decarbonisation, health and climate adaptation.
“For over 15 years, ADSW has reinforced the UAE’s commitment to addressing global challenges as a responsible leader driving climate action and sustainable economic development. The world needs a just and inclusive energy transition that supports the needs of developing nations while ensuring a more sustainable future for us all,” Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, the Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, Special Envoy for Climate Change and chairman of Masdar said last year.
“ADSW 2023 will help shape the sustainability agenda and drive momentum toward Cop28 in the UAE by convening the global community and facilitating meaningful dialogue to foster consensus, ground-breaking partnerships and innovative solutions.”