HE Dr. Mirza receives Minister of JusticeHE Dr. Mirza receives Minister of Justice
Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza received Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Sheikh Khalid Bin Ali Al Khalifa, along with officials from both sides.
The two ministers reviewed the joint work plan between the Sustainable Energy Unit and relevant governmental bodies, including the Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments.
Dr. Mirza explained the background and historical sequence of the establishment of the unit and its purpose. He appreciated the wise leadership for its keen interest in encouraging the use of clean energy.
The Sustainable Energy Unit team gave a presentation on its objectives, plan, regulations and legislations and the role of the Ministry of Justice in its structure. Dr. Mirza commended the fruitful and tangible cooperation of the Ministry of Justice, especially Sheikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa, for his interest and personal follow-up to the initiative and his contribution to the utilization of solar energy by installing solar energy systems in mosques.
He said this is contributing to the achievement of the national objectives of Bahrain in renewable energy, energy efficiency and activating the uses of solar energy in religious establishments.
The Sustainable Energy Unit was established in November 2014 jointly by the Government of Bahrain represented by the Electricity and Water Authority and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
The Unit is directly affiliated to the Minister of Electricity and Water and reports to the Higher Committee for Natural Resources and Economic Security, headed by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister.
The unit aims at encouraging investment in renewable energy and promoting steps to enhance its utilization and increase the efficiency of energy use in Bahrain.