CIS countries discussed ways of bilateral cooperation in space sector in Almaty
The event was attended by representatives of executive authorities, industrial and scientific organizations in the field of space activities in Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan.
“Currently, space activity is a major factor of economic and innovative development for any country. It is obvious that the management of all states – the CIS member states has always understood this and sought to continue joint activities in the field of exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes,” acting Chairman of Kazkosmos Yerkin Shaimagambetov. has said.
The event discussed the improvement of the legal framework of the CIS in the space sector, elaboration of joint space projects and programs in such areas as multiple use of Global Navigation Satellite System, the creation of an interstate system of space monitoring of emergencies, technical regulations, and others.
Following the results of the meeting, the parties signed meeting minutes.
It should be reminded that the meeting of the representatives of executive authorities of the CIS member states on cooperation in the space sector takes place on an annual basis.
Last year, a similar event was organized by the Republic of Belarus (Minsk).
The venue of the next meeting of representatives of the executive authorities of the CIS member states on cooperation in the space sector will be held in Moscow (Russian Federation) in 2017.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan