ASTANA. KAZINFORM – The delegation of Arab Republic of Egypt (ARE) had working visit to Astana within five days. The negotiations with Egypt delegation arrived to Kazakhstan capital city in the line of Kazcosmos were in the National Space Center of Kazakhstan.
The Deputy Chairman of the Aerospace Committee of the Ministry of Investments and Development of the RK Yerkin Shaimagambetov acclaimed visit of APE delegation. He noted that Kazakhstan and Egypt have a serious intention for the long term cooperation in space industry.
Acting President of the JSC «NC «Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary» Marat Nurguzhin told about Company activity which is a national operator of the Earth remote sensing space system (ERS SS) and High accuracy satellite navigation system (HSNS) in Kazakhstan.
The Vice-President on space technologies of the JSC «NC «Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary» Baglan Kaziyev in the context of operations of Kazakhstan ERS satellites presented the ability of ERS SS application in various branches of the economy in the country.
In particular, the guests saw the way of usage the ERS SS data to monitor the work on energy sector and agriculture. And the experts of the JSC «NC «Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary» also held theoretical and practical courses on interpretation and processing of images to be used by Egyptian counterpart.
As the media office of the JSC «NC «Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary» notes the main purpose of visit of representatives of the Egyptian Company for Applications and Remote Sensing is the purchase of digital images from Kazakhstan KazEOSat-1 and KazEOSat-2 satellites for Egyptian customers and their partners in different countries.
At the end of negotiations, meetings and visits to the National Space Center facilities, the Acting President of the JSC «NC «Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary» Marat Nurguzhin and the President of Egyptian Company for Applications and Remote Sensing Hussein Shaban Mohamed ElShafie in the presence of Ambassador of Arab Republic of Egypt in the Republic of Kazakhstan signed the Distribution Agreement for space imagery of Egypt territory.
And the Egyptian counterpart expressed its interest in creation of Assembly, Integration and Testing Complex (AITC) in the territory of its country using the experience of creation of AITC in Astana city as well.
Kazakhstan and Egyptian delegation agreed that the JSC «NC «Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary» will provide Egyptian Company for Space Applications and Remote Sensing with the demonstrative (testing) images of separate territories of Arab Republic of Egypt from Kazakhstan KazEOSat-1 satellite.