Rwanda: Kagame Rallies Support for Clean Energy
23 October 2012
AllAfrica.com - President Paul Kagame has said investing in green energy will promote sustainable economic growth globally.
He made the remarks yesterday while addressing the third World Energy Forum 2012 currently underway in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The Forum, held in line with the 2012 United Nationals theme of "clean, safe and sustainable energy for all", began with the signing of the World Energy Day Proclamation dedicating October 22 as a day to raise awareness about energy issues and stimulate political will to support sustainable energy.
"It is in our interest to begin investing in green energy so that we can all benefit from sustainable economic growth. As a general principle Rwanda is promoting a green economy and the use of renewable energy," he told the delegates.