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UAE Space Agency welcomes Kuwaiti delegation

Posted 18 October 2017 · Add Comment

The UAE Space Agency has welcomed an official delegation from the Kuwaiti scientific, research and academic institutions visiting the UAE this week to learn about the experience, achievements and future plans of the UAE space sector.

The delegation included representatives from Kuwait University, Kuwait Advanced Technology Foundation and Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR).

The tour began at UAE Space Agency headquarters in Abu Dhabi, where the delegation was briefed on the Agency’s latest development and the progress of its missions and projects, as well as achievements made at organizational, legislative, scientific and educational levels since the establishment of the agency.

Following the meeting, the delegation toured Yahsat Space Laboratory at Masdar Institute, Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) facilities, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) and the Sharjah Center for Astronomy and Space Sciences (SCASS).

Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director General of UAE Space Agency, said: “Hosting the Kuwaiti delegation comes within the framework of the UAE Space Agency's strategic plans to enhance its links with prominent global and regional entities in the space sector. The Agency is ready to cooperate with various Arab parties to develop joint projects capable of developing the current space capabilities.”

“The delegation’s visit today highlights several areas of cooperation for the near future, which comes in line with the Agency's goals of uniting Arab efforts in the aim of launching joint space related projects,” he added.

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