Dubai, UAE, 21 May 2017

The Board of Trustees of the UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia) held its 10th meeting chaired by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees. The meeting was attended by Dr. Arif Al Hammadi, Executive Vice President of Khalifa University, Nasser Lootah, Executive Vice President of Generation at DEWA, Waleed Salman, Executive Vice President of Strategy & Business Development at DEWA, Mohammed Abdulkareem Al Shamsi, Acting Executive Director of Suqia, and Fahad Abdullah bin Afira Al Falasi, Acting Secretary of the Board of Trustees of Suqia. 

Dubai, UAE, 27 April 2017

HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, honoured 10 winners from 8 countries at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Award, which is worth USD 1 million. Also present was HH Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The Award was launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to encourage research centres, individuals and innovators from around the world to find innovative and sustainable solutions for clean-water scarcity around the world, using solar power. The award is overseen by the UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), under the umbrella of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives. It has three main categories: Innovative Projects Award, Innovative Research and Development Award, and the Innovative Youth Award.

Dubai, UAE, 26 April 2017

The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia) has announced that over 8 million people have benefitted from its projects to provide clean drinking water to the needy in 19 countries around the world. Suqia, under the umbrella of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, is primarily engaged in research and development to find solutions to water scarcity around the world and to promote investment in sustainable and innovative solutions using solar energy to provide clean drinking water by building effective and sustainable partnerships in accordance with the best global standards. Suqia also oversees the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award, worth USD 1 million. The Award was launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to find permanent solutions to water scarcity around the world, using solar powered water desalination and purification. The award has three categories: Innovative Projects Award, Innovative Research & Development Award, and Innovative Youth Award.

Dubai, UAE, 11 January 2017

The UAE Water Aid Foundation’s (Suqia) board of trustees has held its ninth meeting at Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)’s headquarters. The meeting was chaired by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the board of trustees of Suqia;  and attended by HE Dr Mohammed Abdullah Al Baili, Deputy Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs and Provost of United Arab Emirates University; Waleed Salman, Executive Vice President of Strategy & Business Development at DEWA;  Nasser Lootah, Executive Vice President of Generation at DEWA;  Abdulkareem Al Shamsi, Acting Executive Director of Suqia; and Abdullah bin Afira Al Falasi, Acting Secretary of the board of trustees of Suqia.

Dubai, UAE, 14 December 2016

The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), under the umbrella of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), has participated in a special session organised by the Arab Water Council, under the theme ‘Water Technology and Sustainable Development in the Arab World.’   The session was organised as part of the International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management, organised by the National Water Research Center in Cairo, Egypt.