SAUDI ARABIA

Al-Tamimi, de Mora discuss prospects for cooperation in space sector

February 17, 2023
Acting CEO of the Saudi Space Commission Dr. Mohammed Bin Saud Al-Tamimi seen in this file phot. He discussed the space sector with the Brazilian space chief.
Acting CEO of the Saudi Space Commission Dr. Mohammed Bin Saud Al-Tamimi seen in this file phot. He discussed the space sector with the Brazilian space chief.

RIYADH — A virtual meeting was held Thursday between the acting CEO of the Saudi Space Commission Dr. Mohammed Bin Saud Al-Tamimi and the Head of the Brazilian Space Agency, Carlos de Mora to discuss potential areas of cooperation between the two entities in the field of space economies and the space ecosystem.

Al-Tamimi shared the Kingdom's aspirations for the space sector and its strategic goals, and he stressed the importance of accelerating efforts in areas that would contribute to strengthening relations between the two countries.

He also called for developing future partnership, particularly in the fields of research, science, and technology, as well as promoting technical cooperation, innovation, and investment in the space sector to serve humanity.

The two sides, as signatories to the Artemis Accords, discussed the latest trends aimed at expanding the use of space for social and economic development purposes, including the programs and initiatives launched by the Saudi Space Commission to develop the sector, support its growth, and build national capacities.

It is noteworthy that the Saudi Space Commission is working in partnership with various related international organizations and entities to enhance the Kingdom's global position in the space sector.

It is also working to increase its competitiveness by seizing promising opportunities brought about by the evolving demands of the space industry and its technologies. — SPA


February 17, 2023
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