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15.03.2016

First meeting of the Saudi-Russian Coordinating Committee for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation took place


First meeting of the Saudi-Russian Coordinating Committee for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation took place on March 15, 2016. It was co-chaired by Waleed bin Hussain Abu Al-Faraj, the Deputy Chairman of the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, and Kirill Komarov, First Deputy CEO and Director of Corporate Development and International Business of ROSATOM. At the meeting, the parties reviewed the implementation progress of the Intergovernmental Agreement between the two countries on the peaceful nuclear cooperation signed on June 18, 2015. They discussed different aspects of the cooperation, its development and implementation of joint nuclear power programs and projects.

Earlier in Riyadh Kirill Komarov had a meeting with Head of the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy Hashim bin Abdullah Yamani. Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Oleg Ozerov also took part in the meeting. It was noted that Saudi Arabia was striving to develop renewable power sources for generation of electric power and water desalination using nuclear and renewable power to endeavor to maintain its hydrocarbon resources for the future generations or invest the same by export and production, since this would provide possibilities for investment and functional development of the economy.


Source: Press Service of ROSATOM International Network