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Saudi cabinet approves policy on atomic energy program

2018/03/13 | 20:25

(Iraq Now News)- Saudi Arabia’s cabinet of ministers approved a proposal to develop a national program for atomic energy, Al Arabiya reported on Tuesday.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman proposed the plan to help wean the country away from its dependence on oil exports.

Saudi Arabia, the world’s’ top oil exporter, anticipates generating 9.5 GW of electricity from renewable energy by 2030 as part of its efforts to diversify its economy under Vision 2030.

Last Modified: 03 13 2018 04:31 PM

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