On 5th of March 2019, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed with the Information and eGovernment Authority (iGA) at their headquarters, for organizing the basis of collaboration between the two entities in the space field.

The MoU was signed by Dr Mohamed Al-Aseeri, NSSA CEO and Mr. Mohamed Al Qaed, CEO of the iGA, in the presence of officials from both parties.

Signing the memorandum will allow both parties the exchange of knowledge and expertise in relevant areas, build capacity, share resources and undertake joint initiatives and projects.

On this occasion, Mr. Al Qaed stressed the importance of this fruitful partnerships in order to contribute to strengthening the Kingdom’s position regionally and internationally in this vital sector and achieving comprehensive and sustainable development internally.

This partnership will also raise community awareness about the effective role of the National Space Science Agency as well as the importance of space science, technology and applications for attracting and aspiring Bahraini youth to work in this promising sector and attract investment opportunities in this highly demanding industry.

Dr Al Aseeri pointed out that the Agency has strived with confidence and determination to strengthen the Kingdom’s regional and international position in this fast-growing field and its promising future. He also highlighted the importance of collaboration among various government entities in order to provide the best services, according to the best standards, and provide accurate space information to decision makers.

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