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UAE Space Agency showcases industry opportunities at BETT Educational Training and Technology Show

Posted 31 January 2018 · Add Comment

The UAE Space Agency showcased industry opportunities and strategic vision for the space sector at the annual BETT Educational Training and Technology Show held in London, United Kingdom from the 24-27 January.

The Agency's participation in the education and technology oriented show was aimed at shedding light on the UAE space sector’s achievements and future developments, as well as highlighting the ongoing educational initiatives launched in collaboration with various local and international educational organisations.

The Agency's pavilion proved to be a compelling stop and witnessed a number of distinguished visitors including His Excellency Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, UAE Minister of Education; His Excellency Sulaiman Al Mazroui, UAE Ambassador to the UK and His Excellency Major General Ahmed Naser Al Raisi, General Inspector at the Ministry of Interior.

The Agency's stand welcomed a number of delegations from several countries, including a delegation from the Saudi Ministry of Education and a delegation from Kuwait, further boosting partnerships within the MENA space sector.

Space enthusiasts at the stand were taken on an educational journey around the pavilion, engaging visitors with the Agency’s ongoing and future projects, such as the Hope Probe and the UAE Astronaut Program. They were also briefed on the UAE’s space policy, regulations and laws of the national space sector, in addition to the various educational and technological programmes currently under the Agency’s wing.

Dr. Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director General of the UAE Space Agency, said: “BETT is an exceptional educational and technologically-driven show, which provided us with a platform to educate the world about our national space programme, its achievements, future projects and our ambitions in scientific exploration.”

“The Agency’s participation in this show affirms its support for the education sector in the UAE and its efforts in enhancing and enabling human capital through educational programmes. It has been a tremendous opportunity for us to highlight the Agency’s educational initiatives and the role they play in further developing a well-educated generation with high affinity towards space science, innovation, and technology.”

 

 

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