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Key Strategic Projects of the President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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TECHNICAL DETAILS
Name of the Issue Key Strategic Projects of the President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Release Date 30 July 2015
Denominations AED1 (4 different designs)
Souvenir Sheet -
Size 35x45 mm in sheets of 16 stamps 
Designer Emirates PostGroup
Printing Method Offset Lithographic
Printer Oriental Printing Press - Bahrain
Quantities Stamp 100,000
 
Key Strategic Projects of the President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Etihad Rail

Etihad Rail was formed with a mandate to manage the development, construction and operation of the UAE's national railway. The railway is being built to link the principal centers of population and industry of the UAE, and will form a vital part of the planned GCC railway network. Built to international standards, Etihad Rail's state-of-the-art network will improve the way people and goods move, opening up new trade corridors and journey opportunities. The development of the Etihad Rail network is in line with both the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 and UAE Vision 2021.   

Masdar City

Masdar City is a sustainable, low-carbon urban development, an investment and free zone offering a high-quality lifestyle where people live, work play and learn. Masdar City is located 17 km southeast of Abu Dhabi, close to the city's international airport. A growing education hub, Masdar City is home to Masdar lnstitute for Science and Technology, a research-based graduate university. With a focus on innovation and sustainability, over 250 companies are located in Masdar City, including the Middle East headquarters of Siemens, international Renew- able Energy Agency (IRENA) headquarters and offices of multinational firms, including GE, Schneider Electric and Mitsubishi Heavy industries.  

Shams 1 Solar Power Plant

Shams 1 is the largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in the Middle East  and was developed by Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company. Masdar partnered with Total and Abengoa to deliver the 100—megawatt solar-thermal project. The US $600 million project took three years to build and covers an area of 2.5 km2, or 285 football fields. Shams 1 generates electricity to power 20,000 homes in the UAE and contributes to the diversification of the UAE's energy mix reducing the country's carbon footprint. The plant displaces approximately 175,000 tons of CO2 per year, equivalent to planting 1.5 million trees or removing 15,000 cars from the roads.  

Khalifa Port

Abu Dhabi Ports, established in 2006, is the master-developer, manager and operator of nine commercial, logistics, community and leisure ports, including its flagship state-of-the-art, Khalifa Port and its adjacent industrial zone. Khalifa Port was officially inaugurated on 12.12.12. it includes the first semi-automated container terminal in the region and handles all of Abu Dhabi's container traffic. In its current phase, Khalifa Port’s annual capacity is 2.5 million TEU containers and 12 million tonnes of general cargo. The adjacent Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) is Khalifa Port’s dedicated trade and logistics hub, serving a range of logistics and manufacturing investors. V‘/hen all development phases are completed, Khalifa Port is expected to increase its capacity for container volumes to 15 million TEUs and 35 million tonnes of general cargo per year.