On the 4th February 2020, a Letter of Intent (LOI) was signed in Rome, Italy, with the Italian space Agency (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana: ASI), on civil space cooperation for peaceful purposes.
Both entities recognized their common interest in the use of space for peaceful purposes and in the establishment of a collaboration in space projects and related technologies.
Dr. Al Aseeri added “We are very keen to start initiatives and projects with the ASI, as a leading entity in the space field, to help us achieve his Majesty’s vision. We both believe in the advantages and benefits arising from international cooperation in the space field.”
The purpose of this Letter of Intent is to provide a framework for potential exchange of expertise and information between both entities, capacity building and cooperation activities in space science exploration, space technology, space communications, earth observation and related applications.