|Saudi Arabia begins exploration and exploration of uranium by order of Bin Salman|
two-year exploration and evaluation project for uranium and torium resources will be jointly launched by the Saudi Geological Survey and the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, along with a team from China , in Yellow Thuleil, Of the province of the wall in the region of Hail.
According to the newspaper "Okaz" Saudi Arabia, said the deputies, the project is implemented in accordance with what was ordered by the Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Prince Mohammed bin Salman, As part of the efforts of Saudi Arabia to explore the uranium and torium deposits, and to exploit them for the peaceful uses of geological surveying, in addition to exploration and exploration of mineral resources, and some other uses such as power generation, desalination of seawater, and work to find renewable sources of energy, .
According to the newspaper, MPs said, "The Kingdom has no intention of using these two materials for military purposes, and the use of the China National Nuclear Materials Company to implement the two-year project is based on the accumulated experience of this global company, as well as its skilled human resources , Which signed a cooperation agreement with the company in China during the visit of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz to Beijing in March
The vision of Saudi Arabia 2030 is moving towards the development of the mining sector, and increase its contribution to the national economy, and GDP to 97 billion, And increase employment opportunities in the sector to 90,000 jobs over the next five years.
Saudi Arabia's move to introduce peaceful atomic energy into the national energy mix and contribute to the requirements of sustainable national development embodied in the ambitious vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2030, according to local requirements and international obligations; making atomic energy part of Saudi Arabia's energy system, Saudi Arabia as a leading and energy-efficient country by issuing the National Atomic Energy Project in the Kingdom, which aims to enter Saudi Arabia's peaceful nuclear field.