Saudi International Space and Aeronautics Technology Conference Launched 2 Riyadh [Saudi Press Agency (Saudi Arabia)]
(Saudi Press Agency (Saudi Arabia) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) An exhibition was held on the sidelines of the conference, comprising pavilions of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities, Saudi Aramco, Boeing Company, Emirates Airlines, Saudi Telecom Company and Saudi Research and Marketing Group.
Following the launch ceremony, the audience attended a dinner banquet held on this occasion.
The international space and aeronautics sector has witnessed increasing competitiveness and significant technological advancement in recent years. Space and aeronautics systems and technologies have become a key part of the Kingdom's economic, scientific and national security capabilities. The current global environment for space and aeronautics technologies presents significant opportunities for Saudi Arabia as the Kingdom is well positioned to contribute to the regional development of these technological systems.
This conference will bring together the unique experiences of astronauts with that of leading experts in this field, and will cover the latest developments and research in space and aeronautics technologies, particularly those of major interest to Saudi Arabia.
--SPA 23:42 LOCAL TIME 20:42 GMT
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