MENA infrastructure targeted by US

New Etihad Rail CEO tells US conference of regional opportunities

Dr Nasser Al Mansoori says development of infrastructure is vital for the growth and development of the region.

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Etihad Rail’s newly appointed CEO has participated in the US Global Infrastructure Conference, which aims to inform US companies with details of the infrastructure projects and opportunities across the Middle East.

Attended by secretary of state Hilary Clinton and senior representatives from more than 90 American companies, Dr. Nasser Saif Al-Mansoori participated in a panel discussion on UAE transport projects, which highlighted the long-term impact of infrastructure in driving economic development and sustainable growth.

“Such rapid growth and development are thanks to the visionary leadership of UAE leaders and their dedication and commitment to developing a state-of-the-art infrastructure that will strategically diversify the nation’s economy,” he is quoted as saying during the event.

He further emphasised that infrastructure is a vital component of every vision and strategic plan in the UAE, opening doors for internal and external investment, as well as building partnerships and facilitating knowledge transfer.

Other members of the UAE delegation to the conference included senior officials and experts from Etihad Rail as well as from Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company, Abu Dhabi Ports Company, and the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Washington, DC.


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