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UAE Space Agency welcomes visiting Saudi delegation

Posted 30 March 2018 · Add Comment

The UAE Space Agency, represented by Dr. Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, the Director General of the Agency, hosted a high-level delegation from Saudi Arabia headed by Dr. Ibrahim bin Mahmoud Babli Undersecretary for Sectorial Development, Ministry of Economy and Planning.

 

The visiting delegation was briefed on the UAE space sector and its key initiatives, achievements and projects.

Accompanied by a number of officials and engineers, the delegation also toured the Agency's headquarters in Abu Dhabi where they learned about the latest developments in the UAE national space sector, the latest developments in regards to the Agency's projects, initiatives and achievements since its inception. The delegation also discussed the potential for bilateral cooperation across the fields of space science, research, technology and exploration.

Dr. Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi said: “The UAE has become a model for how to organize an advanced space sector capable of launching advanced and ambitious projects that support global space exploration efforts while also enhancing national capabilities. Likewise, the importance of a vibrant space sector in supporting the development of a knowledge-based economy should not be overlooked.”

“The visit by the Saudi delegation provided us with the opportunity to share our unique experience in developing a highly successful space program through the enhancement of existing national capabilities and the formation of partnerships with key organizations and institutions to facilitate the exploration of Mars and the expansion of space education programs across national schools and universities,” added Al Ahbabi.

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