On April 17, 2019, the visit to Russia of Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Prince of Saudi Arabia, chairman of the board of directors of the Saudi space committe took place.
The meeting was held based on the personal invitation of the General Director of the State Corporation “Roscosmos” Dmitry Rogozin.
The Saudi delegation also included representatives of the Space Agency and the King Abdulaziz Science and Technology Center.
The Center is engaged in high-tech areas, including the development of space technology and space exploration technology.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the potential possibilities of bilateral cooperation in the field of peaceful exploration and use of space.
Saudi partners have shown interest in deepening relations between the two countries on a number of topics, such as manned cosmonautics, navigation satellite systems (and related technologies and services), Earth remote sensing and the joint development of space technology and ground-based space infrastructure.
The visit of the Saudi delegation will be from April 17 to 20.
The partners plan to visit a number of Russian enterprises and familiarize themselves with the achievements of the Russian rocket and space industry.