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The Supreme Space Council will act as the primary engine to stimulate innovation and inspire future generations

Okaz/Saudi Arabia Official Gazette

Riyadh — Tuesday’s Council of Ministers decision The Supreme Space Council, according to a statement by the Communications, Space and Technology Commission (CSTC), has launched a strategy for the space sector, which represents the next trillion global economy and is the main engine that stimulates innovation and inspires future generations. It was done in consideration of its importance.

Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman will chair the new council. The Cabinet also decided to change the name of the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) to the Communications, Space and Technology Commission (CSTC).

Members of the Supreme Space Council include Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdullah Al-Swah (Council Vice-President). Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan. Finance Minister Muhammad Al-Jadaan. Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources, Bandar Al-Khoraev. General Information Director Khalid Al Humaidan. Head of National Security President Abdul Aziz Al-Huwayrini. CSTC Governor Muhammad Al-Tamimi. Director General of Civil Aviation Abdulaziz Al Duairei. Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Research, Development and Innovation Department Abdullah Al-Swaha, Chief of the General Staff Faiyad Al-Ruwairi.

The CSTC has a number of roles for the Supreme Space Council, including approving space program policies and strategies, approving annual plans and overseeing the implementation of strategies, and ensuring compatibility with the needs of different sectors and nations. clarified.

Communications and Information Technology Minister Abdullah Al-Swaha commented on the creation of the council, and its chairmanship by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent a clear message on the importance of the space sector as the next trillion world. said there is. An important step to stimulate the economy and innovation, and to inspire future generations for our beloved country. “

https://saudigazette.com.sa/article/626574/SAUDI-ARABIA/Supreme-Space-Council-to-act-as-main-engine-to-stimulate-innovation-inspire-future-generations?ref=rss&format=simple&link=link The Supreme Space Council will act as the primary engine to stimulate innovation and inspire future generations

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