KSA reaffirms commitment to renewable energy

The IRENA commission also warned that countries are heavily dependent on fossil fuel exports would need to adapt to avoid "serious economic consequences". (Supplied)
Updated 12 January 2019
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KSA reaffirms commitment to renewable energy

  • The IRENA commission also warned that countries are heavily dependent on fossil fuel exports would need to adapt to avoid "serious economic consequences"

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia reaffirmed that it is working, in the framework of Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program 2020, to build a sustainable renewable energy sector that includes industries, services, technology localization and qualified human resources.
The reaffirmation came in a speech by Dr. Khalid bin Saleh Al-Sultan, president of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, who led a Saudi delegation at the ninth session of the General Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi.


King Salman receives Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker in Riyadh

Updated 24 March 2019
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King Salman receives Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker in Riyadh

  • Al-Ghanim conveyed the greetings of Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to the king
  • The king also received the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkaliy Abylgaziyev at Al-Yamamah Palace on Sunday

RIYADH: King Salman received Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and other members of the Assembly at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Sunday.
Bilateral relations were reviewed, and parliamentary cooperation was discussed during the meeting.
Al-Ghanim conveyed the greetings of Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to the king, who in turn conveyed his appreciation and greetings to the emir.
The king also received the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkaliy Abylgaziyev at Al-Yamamah Palace on Sunday.
During the meeting, they discussed areas of cooperation between the two countries and ways of developing and strengthening them.