The Kingdom of Bahrain is very proud of its long history and strong relation with the Republic of India and for that purpose, on 28th of March 2019, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), to further develop this relations in new sectors related to space science and applications that will strengthen the ties between our people and contribute in creating a sustainable and bright future for both countries for future generations.
Dr. Al Aseeri added “We are very keen to start initiatives and projects with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), as a leading entity in the space field, to help us achieve his Majesty’s vision in this prominent field. This memorandum of understanding will allow the two entities collaborate in different potential areas related to technical, operational, capacity building, implementing joint projects, cooperation in the field of satellite launch, obtain updated satellite images periodically for the Kingdom of Bahrain and its territorial waters through Indian satellites and many other areas related to the space field.”
H.E. The Minister of Transportation and Telecommunication, Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohamed, further commented “This partnership is very important towards achieving his Majesty’s vision and fulfilling our goals through establishing relationships of cooperation on regional and international joint projects with space agencies and with technical, industrial and research organizations actively engaged in space science”
H.E. Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Mr. Alok K. , added “The Memorandum of Understanding will allow cooperation in initiating joint projects for the exploration and peaceful Use of Outer Space in various areas related to space science, technology and applications.
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