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Schwarzenegger joins UAE World Green Economy Summit

The event, which is due to take place in April 2015, is the first green summit in the Middle East

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Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an agreement to join the World Green Economy Summit (WGES 2015) due to take place in Dubai, UAE’s Gulf News reported Tuesday.

Schwarzenegger, who will be promoting sustainability and green initiatives, signed the agreement with Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, the chairman of the WGES.

“This agreement comes in line with the initiative of the Green Economy for Sustainable Development initiative launched by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,” Tayer said.

The partnership is “in support of the efforts made to promote Dubai’s position as a global hub for green economy,” he said.

The event, which is due to take place in April 2015, is the first green summit in the Middle East.