Manama, Sept. 28 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, today received a cable of congratulations from the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunication (MOTT) and Chairman of the National Space Science Authority (NSSA), HE Mohammed bin Thamer Al Kaabi, on NSSA winning the PHI-1 payloads from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).
The NSSA developed a satellite payload to be launched into space on MBRSC’s satellite.
HE Al Kaabi noted that the award was a result of the unwavering support of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in developing the Kingdom's space sciences.
HE Al Kaabi highlighted HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister’s commitment to achieving sustainable development and supporting space sciences in the Kingdom.
HE Al Kaabi wished the Kingdom further progress and prosperity under the leadership of HM the King.