Kazakhstan, Russia and the UAE considering joint projects in space industry

13 November 2017, 11:55
Фото: primeminister.kz

November 12, in Dubai (the UAE), within the framework of the XV International Aerospace Exhibition Dubai Air Show – 2017, the official trilateral meeting with the participation of the First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Askar Mamin, the UAE Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Affairs of the UAE President, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Dmitry Rogozin.  

During the negotiations, the parties discussed opportunities for the improvement of joint investment projects in the space industry with application of high-tech innovation developments. The Emirate Party got acquainted with the current state of functioning of the Baikonur cosmodrome and the prospects for its further development.

During the meeting, Sheikh Mansour expressed interest in considering the possibility of the UAE participation in the joint Russian-Kazakhstan project Baiterek. In order to develop a further strategy and coordination of activities, an agreement was reached on the establishment of a tripartite working group for the development of joint projects in the space sector.

For reference: The international aerospace exhibition Dubai Air Show 2017 is the world's leading event in the civil and military aircraft industry, constantly attracting the attention of government circles around the world, high-ranking military and businessmen. The exhibition provides participants with a highly effective way to meet with responsible persons and experts.

Dubai Air Show is one of the largest airshows in the world, held once in two years. The exhibition area in Dubai World Central Aerotropolis is 645,000 m2.