HRH Crown Prince Frederik will make an official visit to Abu Dhabi from 20 to 22 January 2014 and will participate in a range of activities focusing on renewable energy and sustainable development.
During the visit, the Crown Prince will held a speech at the Danish event "The United Arab Emirates and Denmark - Partners for Global Sustainability", which takes place during the international conference "World Future Energy Summit". After the opening speec , a cooperation agreement between Denmark and the United Arab Emirates will be signed. The agreement is intended to create opportunities for cooperation between the two parties in the renewable energy and sustainable development. The Crown Prince will visit the Danish companies that have booths at the conference.
The Crown Prince shall also visit the company Masdar, which is operated by the government of Abu Dhabi and was established in 2006 to promote sustainable energy. After the visit, the Crown Prince will be involved in the distribution of the Zayed Future Energy Prize to companies and organizations in particular have shown vision, leadership and innovation in sustainability.
During his visit, the Crown Prince will also be presented with one of the world's largest solar power plant, SHAMS 1, that is part of a government plan for the long term to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the country.
The Crown Prince will be accompanied by the Minister of Development Rasmus Petersen.