Saudi Arabia Signs Nuclear Cooperation Framework to Support National Development

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy signed a Country Programme Framework (CPF) with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The nuclear cooperation agreement outlines Saudi Arabia’s priority areas surrounding nuclear technology in relation to the nation’s development goals.

Saudi Arabia has served as an IAEA member state since 1962. Nuclear energy, human health and environmental monitoring are among the 13 priority areas Saudi Arabia has identified for the recently signed CPF.

The Kingdom represents one of the first countries to support international resolutions surrounding nuclear security.

Read more at the International Atomic Energy Agency.