UAE Space Agency Delegates at MAKS exhibition

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UAE Space Agency Delegates at MAKS exhibition

UAE Space Agency Delegates at MAKS exhibition

(Moscow) – An official delegation from the UAE Space Agency recently participated in the MAKS 2015 aviation and space exhibition in the Russian capital, Moscow, with the aim of developing relations with the Russian delegation as well as communicating the UAE Agency’s plans, programmes and initiatives.
The UAE delegation, led by Dr. Khalifa Al Rumaithi, Chairman of the UAE Space Agency, Dr. Mohamed Nasser Al Ahbabi, the Director-General, and a number of senior officials from the Agency, met with representatives from key organisations, companies and institutions dedicated to space technology, including the Federal Russian Space Agency, ROSCOSMOS.
The Moscow exhibition, which took place from 25th to 30th August, is widely considered to be one of the most important events for launching and displaying the latest innovations and projects dedicated to military, space, defence and aerospace manufacturing and production.
Dr. Al Ahbabi explained that participating in the MAKS event is important for knowledge transfer and exchange of ideas on a global level, as well as having the opportunity to build relations for cooperation between the two nations and to position the UAE at the forefront of space exploration.
The UAE delegation were given a tour of the exhibition where they witnessed the latest Russian projects and initiatives within the space and satellite sector.
(Courtesy WAM)