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Saudi Arabia donates $10mn to IAEA for combating nuclear terrorism

September 22, 2020



Saudi Gazette report

VIENNA — Saudi Arabia has made a generous contribution of $10 million to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for setting up of a specialized center to combat nuclear terrorism, said Prince Abdullah Bin Khalid Bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Austria, on Tuesday.

Prince Abdullah Bin Khalid, who is also the Kingdom’s governor to the IAEA, confirmed the transfer of the funds to the nuclear agency, in a tweet, saying: “To complement the capabilities of the @iaeaorg, KSA has fulfilled its commitment to donate $10 million towards the establishment of a specialized nuclear security center and has transferred the funds to begin the work in Seibersdorf.”

Saudi Arabia has also donated 500,000 euros ($570,000) for the project to modernize the IAEA laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria.


September 22, 2020
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