Riyadh: February 16, 2020 AD (corresponding to Jumada Alakhir 22, 1441 AH)
On February 16, 2020, King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (C.A. CARE) concluded a cooperation agreement with the General Administration of Mujahideen. This agreement aims at providing security and protection for K.A.CARE facilities that are located near to Al-Khasrah. Under the patronage of His Excellency, the President of K.A.CARE, Dr. Khalid bin Saleh Al-Sultan and the Director General of the General Administration of Mujahideen, Maj. Gen. Mansur bin Abdullah Al-Sheddy, the agreement was signed by Dr. Sami bin Abdul Rahman Khayyat, the Head of the Support Services Sector at the City and the Maj. Gen. Khaled bin Abdullah Al-Husseini, the Assistant Chief of Operations at the Administration.
His Excellency, the President of the City indicated that signing this agreement is considered to be part of the field coordination between the City and the Ministry of Interior, represented in the cooperation with the General Administration of Mujahideen and the Secretial General of the High Commission for Industrial Security. This coordination aims at providing security and protection for the facilities of the City.
The agreement included the development of a framework for implementing and providing different services among the parties that support the implementation of atomic and renewable energy programs.
It is worth mentioning here that the City is the organization that is concerned with the implementation and the supervision of the Saudi Nuclear Atomic Energy Project (SNAEP). In this regard, the City collaborates with all concerned national and international business partners. The City is also responsible for the development of advanced programs that aim at introducing atomic energy in order to diversify the energy mix in the Kingdom. This can be done through a comprehensive national program that focuses on the use of atomic energy in electricity generation, desalination and some medical fields. The energy sector is considered to be one of the most important strategic sectors in the Kingdom. It experiences accelerated growth. The sources of atomic energy are considered to be one of the sources that the Kingdom is intending to include in the national energy mix in line with its 2030 vision.