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UAE Cabinet Approves National Space Strategy 2030

14 Mar 2019, 23:01 UTC
UAE Cabinet Approves National Space Strategy 2030
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The UAE Cabinet, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, adopted the National Space Strategy 2030 during its meeting at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi. The cabinet meeting was attended by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.Sheikh Mohammed asserted that the UAE has been able to establish an economic powerhouse and advanced infrastructure by young Emirati talents, which has enabled it to be at the forefront of the space exploration industry today."Last year we celebrated the launch of the first satellite fully built by young Emirati engineers, and in the very near future we will see them operating at international space technology centers, based in the UAE. We will see Emirati cadres, highly skilled and specialized in space science, achieving scientific breakthroughs that serve the entire humanity," Sheikh Mohammed said."We are investing in the space industry, with ambitious projects and initiatives that will benefit our citizens and contribute to key sectors of the national economy. This is an important milestone for our country, and we are aiming to become a model for countries seeking to launch ...

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