Khalifa calls for preserving environment, natural resources

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has called for continuing the efforts of developing a legislative environment that will ensure the conservation of natural resources and regulate the consumption of water and energy.

In a speech on the occasion of the 19th edition of National Environment Day, which is marked on February 4th, President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa also called for launching educational programmes to raise awareness of the importance of the sustainability of natural resources and the use of clean renewable energy for the country's development process and its objectives. The efforts are to "successfully implement the initiative that we launched in 2012 which aims to make our country a leader in the green economy," he said.