Stamps on Strategic Projects -UAE 2015.

UAE – Emirates Post issued four 1 AED Se-tenant stamps on Strategic Projects of President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al. The Projects are

Khalifa Port – Strategically located half way between Abu Dhabi and Dubai it was inaugurated on 12.12.12 by President of UAE. It can handle largest ships and has 12 of the World’s largest ship-to -shore quay cranes, 42 automated stacking cranes and 20 straddle carriers. The transfer of container traffic from Zaiyed port was completed in 2012.

Shams 1 Solar Power Plant – Built at Madinet Zayed, 120 kms south west of Abu Dhabi. Construction started in 2010 and operations commenced in 2013 . The $600 Million is the first Solar farm in middleeast and largest concentrated Solar plant (CSP) in the World. It displaces 175,000t of Carbon Dioxide , equivalent to planting 1.5 million trees or removing 15,000 cars from Abu Dhabi roads. Being built by Abengoa and Total. Capacity of 100 MW.

Issue date – 30 Jul 2015      Print -25,000.