Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, have initiated the execution phase of the Sirb programme. This significant step marks a historic moment in the development of the UAE’s space sector, which is driven by the country’s thriving industrial sector.
The Sirb programme aims to establish a nationwide satellite communication network that will enhance connectivity and provide advanced telecommunication services across the UAE. It will contribute to the country’s technological advancements and bolster its position within the global space industry.
Under the guidance of Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the execution phase of the Sirb programme will witness the implementation of various projects and initiatives. These initiatives will focus on achieving the programme’s objectives, including the deployment of advanced satellites and the development of ground stations to support the satellite infrastructure.
The launch of the Sirb programme reflects the UAE’s commitment to innovation and sustainable growth. By investing in the space sector, the country aims to diversify its economy and create new opportunities for scientific and technological advancements. The programme will also contribute to the development of local talent and expertise in the field of space technology.
This significant milestone in the UAE’s space sector highlights the country’s ambition to become a leading player in the global space industry. As the execution phase of the Sirb programme commences, the UAE is poised to further strengthen its position in the field of space exploration and satellite technology.