His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Tuesday, celebrated the operation The first commercial for Barakah Peaceful Nuclear Power Plants.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said through "Twitter": "A historic milestone in the UAE today… the effort of 10 years .. and 2000 Emirati engineers … and 80 international partners… and the vision of a leader who entered the UAE into an unprecedented stage of development .. the first megawatts of The first Arab nuclear plant to enter our electrical network .. Congratulations to the people of the Emirates .. Congratulations to my brother Mohammed bin Zayed ..".
While His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed tweeted: "Thanks to God, our achievements continue as we celebrate the fiftieth year ... Today, the first peaceful nuclear energy plants, Barakah, begin commercial operation ... a historic Arab achievement. We appreciate the role of the nation's youth who lead the UAE's future in vital sectors. ".
It is noteworthy that the UAE has set an energy strategy 2050 with an important goal of producing 50% of the country's electricity from environmentally friendly and carbon-free sources, as Barakah plants play a significant role in achieving this goal.