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Prince Salman Lays Foundation Stones For First Saudi Nuclear Research Reactor

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince, Muhammad Bin Salman has laid the foundation stones for the establishment of the first ever Nuclear Research Reactor in the country.

The project also include Aircraft Fuselage Factory, incubators and accelerators, located in each of Dammam, Qassim, Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah and Abha.

The project is part of ‘Bader Program’ which currently heads the Arab Network for ICT Incubators and UN technological cities in the Arab world.

The foundation which the Crown Prince laid is also for a “Desalination Plant” in the city of Yanbu, which is powered with solar energy of 5,200 cubic meters per day capacity.

It is the first industrial application model that uses desalination absorption technology.

The projects also include a ‘low-energy nuclear research reactor, the Kingdom’s first of its kind and a ‘Center for the Development of Aircraft fuselage’ located at King Khalid International Airport.

Upon arrival at King Abdullah Center for Science and Technology (KACST), Prince Muhammad Bin Salman was given a comprehensive visual presentation on the city’s strategies and objectives.

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He also inspected latest developments in aviation and radar projects being supervised by National Center for Aviation Technology (NCAT).

During his visit to strategic installations, the Prince was also briefed on latest achievements at the Innovation Center for Industry 4: namely the Smart Factory, Satellite projects, including Saudi Sat 5A and Saudi Sat 5B, the second generation of the most accurate remote sensing satellites in Saudi Arabia.

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