Saudi Space Commission, Chinese Counterpart Discuss Future Cooperation

Photo: SPA Saudi Press Agency (SPA)06.04.2021 KSA
Saudi Space Commission, Chinese Counterpart Discuss Future Cooperation

Saudi Space Commission, Chinese Counterpart Discuss Future Cooperation

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Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz (photo), Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Space Commission (SSC), met, via video conferencing, with the Director of China National Space Administration (CNSA) Zhang Kejian.

During the meeting, they discussed the prospects for joint cooperation between the two friendly countries in the space sector, the future of partnership in the fields of research, science and technical cooperation, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

They also discussed stimulating innovation and investment in the space field, within the activation of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two countries in this field in 2014.

The meeting also focused on the importance of the initiative designed to develop human capital in the space sector through education and training of Saudi citizens who are studying in China.

Last month, Prince Sultan Bin Salman virtually met with the Secretary of the Indian Space Administration, and Chairman of the Space Research Organization and Space Commission of India Dr. Kailasavadivoo Sivan.

During the meeting, aspects of joint cooperation between the two friendly countries in the fields related to the sector of space were also discussed.

The two parties also reviewed the future of partnership in research and scientific fields, training of human cadres and cooperation in the space and technological missions, according to the memorandum of understanding which was signed some time ago between the two parties.

The meeting was attended Saudi Space Commission CEO Dr. Abdulaziz Al Al-Shiekh.

 
 



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