Sarah Al Ameeri, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences o fUAE, celebrates with Naohiko Abe, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Senior Vice President, after the successful launch of the Hope Probe, at Tanegashima Space Centre on Monday. AFP
The Hope Probe, which was launched early on Monday from the Tanegashima Space Centre, located on a small island off the coast of southern Japan, marks the first interplanetary mission by an Arab country.
"Japan and the UAE have been promoting cooperation in a wide range of areas based on the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Initiative between the two countries," the minister added. "We hope to continue the cooperation in various areas including space."
"We are days away from the UAE Hope probe's highly-anticipated launch to Mars that will inspire the young generation to make the impossible, possible," said Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid while addressing the 21-member Emirati Hope Probe team.
Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, said in a statement distributed by the Cairo-based pan Arab organisation on the occasion of the UAE launch of the "Hope Probe" that this project is also a revival of an Arab history full of achievements in various sciences.
"Being the first Arab state to embark on Mars mission demonstrates the UAE’s significant progress in space technology. On behalf of the Chinese Government, I would like to warmly congratulate the UAE on the successful launch of the Hope Mars Orbiter, and wish the Hope Mars Mission a complete success," said Ni Jian, the Chinese Ambassador to the UAE.
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"Since the cap was introduced, passenger journeys have improved with fewer last-minute cancellations, better punctuality and shorter wait times for bags," Heathrow said in a statement.
"If we can become a nuclear power, we can also become an economic power but for it we have to strive day and night and prove to the world that we are no less than anyone," the prime minister said.