Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry visits King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy

Riyadh,10 Rabi’II,1437 AH, 20 January,2016 , SPA — The Vice President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, Dr. Walid bin Hussein Abu Al-Faraj received here yesterday evening Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yusuke Takagi and his accompanying delegation and discussed ways of joint cooperation between the Kingdom and Japan in atomic and renewable energy fields.
During the meeting, they reviewed King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy’s trends and strategy to diversify energy sources in the Kingdom.
The two sides stressed the importance of moving forward towards signing of a joint agreement on cooperation in peaceful uses of atomic energy between the two countries, in the light of what has been recently approved by the Council of Ministers.
The two sides also discussed the next steps for strengthening cooperation between the two countries in atomic and renewable energy areas.
— SPA
11:56 LOCAL TIME 08:56 GMT