Opening of Swiss Pavilion

Press release, 18.01.2016

The Swiss Pavilion at the World Future Energy Summit has been officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. 

SFOE director, Dr. Steinmann, (second from left) and Swiss Ambassador, Maya Tissafi (third from right) visit the Swiss Pavilion
SFOE director, Dr. Steinmann, (second from left) and Swiss Ambassador, Maya Tissafi (third from right) visit the Swiss Pavilion T-Link

A Swiss delegation headed by the director of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE), Dr. Walter Steinmann, attended the opening ceremony of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2016 (ADSW). It included speeches by the Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto and the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Afterwards, the delegation visited the Swiss Pavilion at the World Future Energy Summit, which takes place as part of ADSW. A number of Swiss exhibitors are present this year, ranging from industry and service sector firms to state-funded cluster initiatives. A ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opened the exhibition stand.