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Nine Arabsat Member States to Attend Board Meeting in Istanbul

An artist’s conception of ARABSAT-6A. Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin

With the participation of nine Arab countries, headed by Saudi Arabia, Arabsat is to hold its Board of Directors meeting in Istanbul, Turkey.

Arab Satellite Communications Organization (ARABSAT) will hold its 160th Board of Directors meetings in Istanbul, Turkey, on January 3-4, 2018, under the chairmanship of Dr. Nasser Al-Hujailan, Deputy Minister of Culture and Information in Saudi Arabia.

Khalid Balkheyour, President and Chief Executive Officer of Arabsat, said, “This meeting will discuss the results of 2017 as well as the estimated budget for the coming year 2018.” He also added, “Arabsat is preparing now to launch two new satellites in 2018 to complete its 6th generation satellites project, which consists of four satellites.”

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