In partnership with National Space Science Agency (NSSA), Bahrain Polytechnic organizes a symposium titled “Space Technology for Bahrain”, to be held on 11-12 November 2018 at the Bahrain Polytechnic campus under the patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunication, Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohamed.
On this occasion, the CEO of The National Space Science Agency (NSSA), Dr Mohamed Al-Aseeri, expressed his appreciation to Bahrain Polytechnic for hosting this symposium. He stated: “It is a great pleasure to sign the Memorandum of Understanding with Bahrain Polytechnic and organizing this symposium which coincides with the 2018 Bahrain International Air Show.”
“The main objective of this event is to familiarize the Bahraini community with the Space technology advancements and applications as well as the benefits of its development in the Kingdom of Bahrain.” He added: “Space Technology for Bahrain is one of the first in its kind in Bahrain and it is expected to be participated by several leading local and international bodies. Potential development of Space technology projects in all scales will be presented, emphasizing the improvement of the Bahraini community life and the technological advanced applications which confirm the Kingdom’s leadership and innovation in this field.”
Dr. Jeff Zabudsky, CEO of Bahrain Polytechnic, expressed his pride with the fruitful partnership with the National Space Science Authority and to host and prepare for this important symposium to develop national human competencies qualified to work in the space science and technology sector, which is one of the most important objectives of the Bahrain Economic Vision 2030. He expressed his thanks and appreciation to His Excellency Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Communications and Communications for his generous patronage of this symposium.