In a press release by the Middle East News Agency, the Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA) and the Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance collaborative efforts in space science and satellite infrastructural development for socio-economic benefits. In addition, the MoU ensures both parties are dedicated to the peaceful use of outer space for continuous research and developmental growth.
According to the Egyptian ambassador to Belgium and the European Union, Badr Abdel-Aty, the MoU will foster cooperative efforts between the two countries in space science and reflect the continuous bilateral relations between Egypt and Belgium in various fields. Furthermore, the agreement encourages exchanging experiences, visits, joint activities, training, and capacity-building initiatives between the countries’ space sectors.
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