Kota Marudu Member of Parliament

Sixth session of the International Renewal Energy Agency (IRENA) assembly in Abu Dhabi UAE

ABU DHABI (Jan. 16, 2016): Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Ongkili is leading a delegation of officials from KeTTHA and its agencies, the Energy Commission and Sustainable Energy Development Agency, to the 6th Session of the Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) being held from January 16-17, 2016 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Government officials from over 150 countries and the private sector, civil society and international bodies are attending the two-day conference that focuses on key tools and resources, including financial, to advance the shift to renewable energy. It is the first international conference held after COP21, and aims at moving the Paris Agreement on climate change reduction to the stage of action and implementation.

Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus is participating in the Ministerial Roundtable Discussion on "After COP21: Concerted Action Towards Renewable Energy Deployment" on Jan. 16 and at the Ministerial Roundtable on "After COP21: Financing Renewable Energy - Scaling Up Investment" the next day.

The Minister and his delegation will then attend the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week which opens on Jan. 18, 2016 and the World Future Energy Summit 2016 on Jan. 19, 2016 where he will participate in the panel session under the broad theme of  "Translating COP21 into action" . 


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P1: Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Ongkili together with (from left) Energy Commission Director (Energy Management Development and Service Quality) Mr. Abdul Rahim Ibrahim, Sustainable Energy Development Authority CEO Mdm. Catherine Ridu, Philippine Energy Minister Mdm. Zenaida Monsada and KeTTHA Sustainable Energy Under-Secretary Mr. Wong Tin Song, at the 6th session of the assembly of the IRENA.

P2:  Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Ongkili at the 6th session of the assembly of the IRENA, together with (from left) Sustainable Energy Development Authority CEO Mdm. Catherine Ridu and KeTTHA Sustainable Energy Under-Secretary Mr. Wong Tin Song.
 

P3, P4, P5, P6, P7: Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Ongkili participated in the Ministerial Roundtable Meeting on  "After COP21: Concerted actions towards Renewable Energy Deployment" during the 6th session of the assembly of the IRENA on Jan. 16, 2015.