Saudi Arabia announced its intention to work bilaterally with Egypt in several fields, including the peaceful use of nuclear energy, reported Ahram Online. The Saudi social affairs minister, Majed bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi said that the government has mandated Hashim Abdullah Yamani, President of King Abdullah City for Atomic & Renewable Energy (KACARE) to work with Egyptian officials to draft an agreement on cooperating in the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

KACARE is an independent city established by Royal Order in 2010 responsible for developing Saudi Arabia’s atomic and renewable energy programs.

The cabinet also mandated several Saudi ministers to sign agreements with Egypt in other fields including culture, media, education, and agriculture.