• “The collaboration includes industry transformation, energy transition, industrial decarbonisation; carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS); decarbonisation, as well as industrial park development and management.”

KUCHING (Dec 5): Sarawak Premier Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg (pictured) arrived in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday (Dec 3) for the United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference (COP28).

During the conference, he is scheduled to witness a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signing ceremony between InvestSarawak and Surbana Jurong Pte Ltd.

According to a post on the Sarawak government’s Facebook official wall, Sarawakku, on Monday, the MOU marks the collaboration between the two parties in the state’s green economy initiatives. 

“The collaboration includes industry transformation, energy transition, industrial decarbonisation; carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS); decarbonisation, as well as industrial park development and management,” it said.

On Wednesday (Dec 6), the premier is scheduled to hold a meeting with Mubadala, a sovereign investment company headquartered in Abu Dhabi, aimed at fostering potential collaborations and investments within the energy transition sector.

Another MOU signing for the day is between Masdar, a leading global commercial enterprise in renewable energy and clean technologies from Qatar, and Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB), highlighting a shared commitment to sustainable energy practices and the potential for strategic partnerships.

On Thursday (Dec 7), Abang Johari and members of his delegation are scheduled to depart for London to continue with the effort to highlight what Sarawak can offer in advancing the green economy.

“In London, they will engage in further discussions on business investment and networking programmes, emphasising Sarawak’s dedication to expanding international partnerships and attracting investments for sustainable development,” the post added.

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