In the presence of Dr. Hashem Abdullah Yamani, President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (K.A.CARE) signed in its headquarters on Tuesday 22nd of Safar 1438H (22nd of November 2016G) a memorandum of understanding with South Korean National Authority for nuclear safety and security for cooperation in the nuclear regulatory affairs in the peaceful purposes of nuclear technology. The MOU was signed by the Vice President of K.A.CARE Dr. Waleed bin Husain Abulfaraj and Dr. Kim Yong Hawn the Chairman of South Korean nuclear safety and security Department.
The MOU aims at exchanging experiences and practices in the areas of regulating nuclear safety, safeguards and physical protection, radiation protection and relevant research, as well as development in a manner to serve atomic energy programs in the KSA.
The signing of the MOU comes within the framework of the cooperation agreement concluded between the governments of both countries in 2011G regarding the development of peaceful use of nuclear energy for the purpose of building the sustainable atomic energy sector in the Kingdom.
Following that was a meeting of the technical teams of the two sides to discuss and exchange information and activate the promising areas of cooperation in light of the objective of this MOU.
K.A.CARE seeks to set up international partnerships and to develop human cadres and to transfer and Saudize the technology to build a sustainable sector of atomic and renewable energy in cooperation with long experienced leading countries such as The South Korean Republic.