Abu Dhabi – Angolan head of State João Lourenço attended the opening ceremony of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2023, held at the National Exhibition Centre on Monday.
João Lourenço arrived Sunday in Abu Dhabi, at the invitation by local authorities, to participate in the 15th Edition of the Forum dedicated to the environment.
Tuesday João Lourenço is expected to address the clean energy production in Africa.
Also attended the ceremony the Presidents of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, and South Korea Yoon Suk-yeol.
Heads of State of Uganda Yoweri Museveni, Mozambique Filipe Nyusi, the Seychelles Wavel Ramkalawan, as well as the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed also witnessed the event.
Zayed Sustainability Award
During the session, the organisation delivered the Zayed Sustainability Award.
The Angolan head of State João Lourenço was among the entities who handed over the distinction to the winner of one of the categories.
The Zayed Prize recognises the excellence of the world’s sustainability pioneers and provides a platform to drive transformation in this segment.
The Prize’s jury comprises former heads of State, UAE government ministers and entrepreneurs.
So far, more than 100 awards have already been delivered in the categories of health, food, energy, water, and high schools.
Source: Angola Press News Agency