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DEWA signs MoU to become organising partner for DIPMF from 2023-2025

by Dubaiforum

DUBAI, 6th March, 2023 (WAM) — The Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai (RTA) and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a strategic partnership in organising the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF) for three years (2023-2025).

DEWA will be an organising partner for the event, held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council.

The forum has attracted more than 13,000 participants from 45 countries in its previous eight editions.

The MoU was signed by Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA, and Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA.

Mattar Al Tayer expressed his pleasure in continuing the partnership with DEWA, stating that it contributes to achieving the objectives of the forum, which is to highlight Dubai’s pioneering development experience under the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, Ruler of Dubai.

The DIPMF has positioned itself as a global platform that attracts experts and specialists from different countries to review the best international practices in project management, excellence, and success in managing infrastructure projects. Mattar Al Tayer stressed that the forum demonstrates how to implement smart, sustainable, and innovative practices in project management to ensure the best results.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer commended the role of the DIPMF in presenting Dubai’s experience in project management and sharing the best practices and experiences implemented in Dubai, which has become a global benchmark for best practices in all sectors, especially major projects in infrastructure, services, and real estate.

DEWA’s projects contribute significantly to sustainability, with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park being the largest single-site solar park in the world, with a power capacity of 5,000 megawatts (MW) using photovoltaic solar panels (PV) and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) technologies. The project will reduce 6.5 million tonnes of CO2 emissions annually.

The integrated efforts of DEWA and RTA support the vision of the wise leadership to develop a state-of-the-art infrastructure according to the highest international standards, contributing to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and implementing strategies that enhance the quality of life in addition to presenting Dubai’s experience in project management and sharing best practices and experiences, especially in sustainable project management.


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