"Our goal is to build an economy that protects the environment as well as an environment that support the growth of the economy.

We in the UAE, within the vision 2021, are striving to build a diversified economy based on knowledge and innovation (…) Through this, we can protect our nature and environment resources, and strengthen our competitive position in global markets, especially in the areas of renewable energy products and technologies of the green economy.

Future generations will be the chief beneficiary of our achievements and the best judge of what we accomplish.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai