ASTANA. KAZINFORM – The delegation of the JSC «NC «Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary» headed by Acting President of the Company Mr. Nurguzhin Marat took part in the 6-th African Leadership Conference «ALC-2015», which has been held in Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt).
The African Leadership Conference is an event which is held every two years in the countries of Africa to promote the inter-African cooperation in the field of space researches and technologies.
Great interest of conference participants arouse by speech of the Head of Kazakhstan delegation. Report of M.Nurguzhin «Application of space technologies for the benefit of the Republic of Kazakhstan» was devoted to current achievements of country in the development of space technologies and the possibilities of cooperation with African countries. In particular, there was talk of space images from Kazakhstan ERS satellites. The delegation of the JSC «NC «Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary» which arrived for conference by invitation of the National Authority for remote Sensing and Space Sciences of the Arab Republic of Egypt (ARE), met with representatives of the space agencies of ARE, Egyptain company for space applications and Earth remote sensing.
Following the meeting with the Egyptians in Sharm El-Sheikh, as well as the negotiations that have taken place in Astana in the frame of International seminar «Space Days in Kazakhstan», the JSC «NC «Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary» and the National Authority for remote Sensing and Space Sciences of the Arab Republic of Egypt signed the Memorandum of intention on cooperation in the field of the Erath remote sensing and space sciences.
As Nurguzhin M.R. said to our agency that African countries Algeria, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Kenya is actively created the space industry, they have long-term plans for its development and ready adopt experience of Kazakhstan on development of space technologies.