The Ministry of energy of the United Arab Emirates made an official denial of the rumours according to which the government intends to start the procurement of icebergs in Antarctica.
The basis for rumors it was reported that the towing of icebergs to the shores of the UAE will take based in Abu Dhabi company. After delivery to the Persian Gulf, the ice begins to melt, and water can be used as drinking water.
«As the Ministry responsible for water, we declare that the rumors are absolutely groundless. Plans to tow icebergs at the moment, no» — quoted the energy Ministry, the TV channel «al Arabiya».