ABU DHABI / WAM
US Vice President Joseph R. Biden on Monday visited Masdar City as part of his series of official engagements with senior UAE leaders.
The visit is the latest milestone in a bilateral relationship that has helped drive global efforts to foster the widespread adoption of renewable energy, the acceleration of clean technology innovation and research as well as the development of knowledge and human capital across a number of emerging industries.
Vice President Biden toured Masdar City in the company of Reem Ebrahim Al-Hashimi, Minister of State for International Cooperation, Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Chairman of Masdar, Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Chief Executive Officer of Masdar, and Dr Behjat Al Yousuf, Interim Provost of Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.
Welcoming the Vice President, Dr Sultan Al Jaber said: â€œVice President Bidenâ€™s visit to the UAE is a testament to the strong bilateral ties between our two countries, one built on mutual trust, economic partnership and a vision to developing sustainable and knowledge-based economies.â€