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Abu Dhabi, Singapore sign 9 utility project deals

UAE Business


Abu Dhabi government and Singapore have signed nine MoUs, in power and water sector, to facilitate development of joint projects in knowledge sharing, joint research and technology transfer in power and water sectors, said a report.

Singaporean authorities will also assist in setting up a world class capability development centre in Abu Dhabi, reported state news agency Wam.

The agreement was signed in the presence of Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, the Chairman Abu Dhabi’s Department of Energy, S Iswaran, Minister of Trade and Industry of Singapore, and Masagos Zulkifli, Minister of the Environment and Water Resources of Singapore, and other senior officials.

Al Marar said the energy sector was constantly evolving, transforming and experiencing the rapid pace of change it faces today the "New Normal".

The interaction between digital technologies and economic forces is catalysing the fast change, he noted.

"In line with our Abu Dhabi Plan 2030, we are pleased to sign these MOUs to upskill and augment our sector employees to prepare them for the evolving industry landscape. This envisages creating a workforce empowered with critical technical skill development, knowledge and capacity building," he added.

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