Manama, April 30 (BNA): The National Space Science Agency (NSSA) held a series of consultative meetings with national stakeholders, in preparation for its 2024-2028 strategy.
Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Al-Asiri, CEO of the National Space Authority, stressed the importance of cooperation with the 85 actors in designing its strategy, which will continue to focus on supporting the development of skills of Bahrainis in the space sector, developing scientific research programs, and providing space and analytical data. Studies and building regional and international partnerships to enhance the sustainability of the national space sector.
He added that the strategy enables NSSA to make contributions to sustainable development and economic growth.
Rasha Al-Amad, Head of Strategic Planning of the National Social Security Authority, indicated that the next strategic plan will build on the achievements made during previous years and the results of information and data analysis.
She explained that the second draft of the strategy, which is expected to be completed by the second quarter of this year, will include feedback from stakeholders and resources needed for projects and programmes.
The mayors said the strategy will be approved before the end of the year after a final review.
The strategic plan focuses on objectives, initiatives, programs and performance indicators, in line with Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030 and the government’s action plan.
The Strategic Plan 2024-2028 is also aligned with the Space Policy, NSSA Establishment Decree, United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), competitor analysis, previous assessment reports, SWOT analysis and PESTLE analysis.