Saudi, Indian Space Commissions Discuss Fields of Cooperation

Saudi Press Agency (SPA) SSC19.03.2021 KSA
Saudi, Indian Space Commissions Discuss Fields of Cooperation

Saudi, Indian Space Commissions Discuss Fields of Cooperation

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Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz (photo), Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Space Commission (SSC), virtually met with the Secretary of the Indian Space Administration, and Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation and Space Commission 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 discussed, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The two parties also reviewed the future of partnership in the 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 by the CEO of the Saudi Space Commission Dr. Abdulaziz Al Al-Shaikh.

Earlier this month, Chief Operating Officer at the Saudi Space Commission Eng. Majed Al-Onazi met virtually today with Senior Counselor at The Cohen Group General Mike Scaparrotti.

During the meeting, they reviewed opportunities for future cooperation and consultations in the space sector between the two sides.

OHB is a European multinational technology corporation headquartered in Germany, and the third largest corporation in Europe's space sector.

The Saudi Space Commission (SSC) has been established in late 2018 following a Royal Decree by King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, the King of Saudi Arabia, opening a new era for the Kingdom to establish a presence in space with major capabilities.

Prince Sultan bin Salman Al Saud, the first Arab Astronaut, has been assigned as the Chairman of the Saudi Space Commission. 



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