Malaysia Interested in Having Access to Russian Space Tech, Prime Minister Says
by Staff Writers
Moscow (Sputnik) Sep 06, 2019
Malaysia is interested in receiving access to Russian technologies, including those in the space industry, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said during his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday.
Malaysia, on its part, could help Russia boost its presence in South East Asia, the prime minister added.
The Russian president, in his turn, said that Malaysia was a priority partner of Russia in Asia.
"We are very happy that relations between our countries are developing in such a positive way," Putin pointed out.
Putin and the prime minister met on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF). Russia's Far Eastern city of Vladivostok is hosting the fifth edition of the EEF from September 4-6.
Source: RIA Novosti
UAE Wants to Train More Astronauts for Arab World - Emirati Official
Dubai (Sputnik) Sep 04, 2019
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plan to train more astronauts for the Arab world, Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, the director general of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), said on Monday. He was speaking on the occasion of the end of UAE future spacemen's examination training in Russia's Gagarin State Scientific Research and Testing Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC). "Our mission is to guarantee stability of the UAE spacemen training program, and we aim to teach and prepare more Emirati ... read more
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