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Thursday, October 08 2020 - 02:57
Saudi hosts Space Economy Leader Meeting – 20
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, October 7 2020, /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

The Saudi Space Commission organized 2020’s first meeting of space agency 
leaders that belong to G20 countries. The meeting, hosted by the G20 Saudi 
Secretariat as part of The International Conferences Program honoring the Saudi 
G20 Presidency year 2020, is titled Space Economy Leader Meeting – 20. The 
purpose of the meeting was to facilitate a stage on which influential countries 
(who foster the common vision of elevating the space sector) could collaborate 
on future and existing projects revolving around peaceful space exploration, 
space industry investment, and space science innovation.

His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Chairman of the 
Board of Directors of the Saudi Space Commission, stressed the importance of 
this first-of-its-kind meeting, which was initiated by the Kingdom of Saudi 
Arabia. Not only did the meeting serve as a platform on which cooperation takes 
place, but also was a forum through which the Kingdom's political, economic, 
and scientific commitments to peace and international development were 

The meeting was held virtually (via video broadcast) today, Wednesday, October 
7, 2020, and involved space agency leaders, the United Nations Office for Outer 
Space Affairs (UNOOSA), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and 
Development (OECD), and a number of other organizations, consulting firms, 
economic entities and experts in the fields of space.

The first Space Economy Leaders Meeting – 20 is expected to issue a final 
statement that will reveal recommendations to G20 Space Agency countries, all 
of which are in line with the United Nations’ “Space2030” agenda.

Source: Saudi Space Commission