Mishkat Interactive Center a Key Part of First International Science Center & Science Museum Day

 

 

In the largest joint project ever launched by the world’s science centers and museums, Mishkat Interactive Center will join 250+ other institutions and hundreds of thousands of people on every inhabited continent to celebrate the first International Science Center & Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) on Thursday, November 10.

 

 

We were honored as Mishkat Interactive Center, An initiative of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, to be one of the scientific centers that participated in the celebration around the world of the first International Scientific Centers and Scientific Museums Day for peace and development, launched by the World Organization UNESCO in collaboration with the International Council of Museums. We are always keen on the involvement of such substantial events, which we consider as main goals to take part in to spread awareness of the culture of modern concepts in sustainable energy usage, transition and its’ presence in our daily life. Our center participated with  8of the main objectives in this project, which includes: construct a flexible infrastructure, innovation encouragement, ensure a healthy life and promote well-being for all, enhance learning opportunities, achieve gender equality, ensure access to sustainable energy sources at affordable prices, strengthen the means of implementation and stimulate the global partnership for sustainable development. To conclude, our center offers many associated events and activities inside or outside the exhibition, such as school visits to provide scientific presentations, foreign participations, conferences and international forums to achieve what the world seeks regarding sustainable development.

 

 

 

 

Total of Visitors for the day: 1,140

The activities that was presented at Mishkat Interactive Center and locations around the world represent a united international effort to raise awareness and encourage action towards global sustainability, focusing on the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which seek to end poverty, fight inequalities, and tackle climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind.

 

 

 

 

 

Mawhiba’s summer program has launched under the title (The Kingdom of the Sustainable Energy) in Mishkat Interactive Center.

Today, Mawhiba’s summer program, “The Kingdom of the Sustainable Energy” has commenced in Mishkat Interactive Center, One of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy Initiatives. With 70 participants of talented female Intermediate school students for the second year in a raw, Under the supervision of King Abdul-Aziz and His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (talent / Mawhiba).

The first day was scheduled for hosting the nominated students with their parents to introduce the staff, program activities and the exhibition facilities. In addition, a special portion to “break the ice” has taken place where the team members can introduce themselves and converse with the students to enthuse them about the exciting and enrichening programs scheduled within the activities.
Head of the program, Lama Al-Issawi, explained that Mawhiba’s summer program is one of the enrichening summer programs sponsored by the King Abdul-Aziz and His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity, and that the program will proceed daily for three weeks from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The activities included in the program are divided to three main lines:
Discover the energy line, energy programs line and scientific research line. In addition to accompanying programs that include educational trips outside the exhibition that are coordinated by the program plan. She also stated that the center features young Saudi cadres trained locally and internationally on talented students programs and management of scientific fairs. Moreover, the center has been equipped with all security and safety precautions, and the team has gone under courses of evacuation and first aid in event of any emergency, God forbid.

King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable signs agreement with Taibah University

In the framework of initiative Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques -may God protect him- for energy in Al Madinah region as one of components of the national transformation program for find renewable energy sources and clean through what discriminate Al Madinah of perpendicular solar radiation sources which is one of the highest global rates which makes it suitable for building solar power plants that operate by thermal concentration technology, also it suitability for stations that operate PV technology and the possibility of generating electricity from geothermal, in line with Kingdom vision 2030, and under the auspices of His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz prince of Al Madinah region and presence of His Excellency Dr. Hashim bin Abdullah Yamani president of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy and both of them has signed His Excellency Dr. Walid bin Hussein Abu Faraj vice president of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy and His Excellency Dr. Mahrous bin Ahmed Al Ghabban director-designate of Taibah University on a joint Program collaboration between the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy and the University of Taibah this was on Thursday, June 16, 2016.

This program comes as part of the contribution of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy in diversification of energy sources by using advanced technology for alternative energy that can achieve sustainability through the use of modern science and research and studies and cross industrial partnerships and technical development. the city give a value to collaboration and participation with educational sectors and other government agencies and the private sector in the field of implementation of programs, applied research, industrial development , transfer and localization technology and knowledge in the field of energy, also this program comes responsive to the goals and aspirations of Taibah university to play an active role and effective to achieve its vision of leadership and excellence in the educational process and research, and community service to contribute to building a society and knowledge economy, its mission is for quality education and research excellence that aims to develop and serve the community through an attractive learning environment, and partnership community pioneer, optimum use of available resources in accordance with best practices and technical services. this joint Program collaboration between the two parties on the complementarity between their respective tasks in nuclear and renewable energy and includes many fields in nuclear energy and renewable energy and research and development programs in the nuclear and renewable energy areas to become applied research geared to the development technologies and applications of atomic energy and renewable in the Kingdom.

His Excellency the President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy opens Visual Center for renewable energy Atlas of renewable energy sources

His Excellency the President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy Dr. Hashim bin Abdullah Yamani opened at the headquarters of the city on Thursday, June 2,2016 visual center Atlas of renewable energy sources of the sector research and development and innovation in the city. The center aims to display maps and geographical graphics with respect to renewable energy It includes predicting clouds, dust, and the sources of solar energy and the production of energy, and display satellite images, and view for Atlas the sources of renewable energy and direct ground measurements. where His Excellency opened the center after that project team gave a presentation on the objectives and achievements of the project, which is one of the most important elements of empowerment for the renewable energy sector in the Kingdom. His Excellency has extended his gratitude to the project team for this achievement.

It is worth mentioning that this center is one of program projects of the national Atlas for measuring renewable energy sources which launched by the city to support projects of production of electricity and water desalination, and also to take advantage of it in the research aspects of the development of technologies, and feasibility studies to find appropriate investment solutions by developers and researchers, and government institutions such as educational universities and research centers of consulting, this opening was attended by His Excellency the Vice President, Dr. Walid bin Hussein Abu Faraj and a number of senior officials in the city.

In the presence His Excellency the President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy the city signed a memorandum of understanding and mutual cooperation with the City Cement Co .

In the presence His Excellency the President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy agreement was signed about memorandum of understanding and mutual cooperation between the city and the City Cement Co about examining the possibility of using renewable energy and process research that related to it in affiliate sites of City Cement Co , this agreement comes as part of sought city in contributing to diversification of energy sources through the use of advanced technologies for alternative energy can achieve sustainability , through Industrial partnerships and technical development , the city pay attention to cooperation and partnership with other sectors , governmental bodies and the private sector in the field of implementation of applied programs and industrial development , transfer and localization technical and knowledge In the field of energy and the desire of the city and the company to strengthening areas and their cooperation frameworks to develop a solutions to provide energy to meet the needs of the company’s factories of electricity and heat using renewable energy system and find a replicable model in the cement factories in the Kingdom .

The agreement was signed by His Excellency the president of the renewable energy sector and Director General of public management of integration of sustainable networks Dr. Fahd Bin Saad Abu Matti and by the City Cement Company His Excellency CEO of company Mr. Saleh bin Ibrahim Alchbanan .

The signing ceremony was attended by His Excellency the President of the King Abdullah city for Atomic and renewable energy Dr. Hashim bin Abdullah Yamani and His Excellency the Vice President, Dr. Walid bin Hussein Abu Faraj and a number of officials from both sides and the signing ceremony it was on Wednesday , June 1 , 2016 .

In the presence of The President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and renewable Energy (K.A.CARE) signed an agreement of joint cooperation with the Municipality of Asir Province

In the presence of the President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and renewable Energy Dr. Hashim Abdullah Yamani an agreement of joint cooperation was signed between K.A.CARE and the Municipality of Asir Province.  This agreement aims at strengthening areas and frameworks of cooperation between K.A.CARE and the Municipality in the area of renewable energy.  The agreement includes a number of important topics such as converting municipal solid waste in Asir area to electricity, and green buildings, as well as monitoring and measuring the sources of renewable energy in the area and using the techniques of renewable energy in the various applications such as lighting parks and streets in the area in addition to developing plans and axes needed to develop the renewable energy system in the area.

The agreement was signed by both the Vice President of K.A.CARE for atomic and renewable energy Dr. Waleed AbulFaraj and the governor of Asir province Eng. Saleh Abdullah AlQadi.

 

The President of K.A.CARE, Dr. Hashim Abdullah Yamani and a number of K.A.CARE and Asir Municipality officials attended the signing ceremony took place on Wednesday 25th of Sha’ban 1437H.

 

The Minister of energy and mineral resources visits the King Abdullah city for Atomic and renewable energy

His Excellency the President of King Abdullah city for Atomic and renewable energy Dr. Hashim bin Abdullah Yamani met on Wednesday, May 19, 2016 at the headquarters of the city the Minister of Energy , Industry and Mineral Resources the president of the board of the city Khalid Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Falih who is on a visit to the city , during this visit has been hold a meeting with number of officials in the city and make a presentation on the strategies and goals of the city , After that His Excellency visited the Mishkat Interactive Center , which is one of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable initiatives and watching visual presentation entitled “Kingdom of Sustainable Energy” and view the most important exhibits are and programs that offered by the Mishkat Interactive Center , HE Dr. Hashim bin Abdullah Yamani he explained that His Excellency Khalid Al-Falih Minister of Energy and Industry he take over presidency of the board of the city come to strengthen the role of the city to be in the institutions series that related to renewable energy which will lead to facilitate the implementation of the city programs in the field of atomic energy and uranium mining and fields of renewable energy .

His Excellency the Vice President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy receives the President of the Republic of Burkina Faso at the headquarters of the city

His Excellency Vice President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy Dr. Walid bin Hussein Abu Faraj received on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 President of the Republic of Burkina Faso Mr. Rock Marc Christian Kabore and his accompanying delegation at the headquarters of the city in under of a visit of His Excellency to Kingdom , they discussed during this meeting ways of cooperation between the Government of the Kingdom and the Republic of Burkina Faso It also reviewed the activity of the city under a Saudi Arabia Vision in 2030 and make a presentation on strategie of the “city” and future projects , it was also during a reception program visit to Mishkat Interactive Center which is one of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable initiatives , It also been watching a film about “Kingdom of Sustainable Energy” then His Excellency toured the exhibition to see the most important exhibits are for Atomic and Renewable Energy , then taking souvenir photos in this occasion and was the farewell to the president and his entourage as much as they greeted him warmly and honor , the reception was attended by a number of senior officials in the city and a number of representatives of the Embassy of the Republic of Burkina Faso in the Kingdom

“Mishkat” launches “Dirayah” festival as part of summer activity

Mishkat Interactive Center launches “Dirayah” festival as the first activity in summer next Thursday in May 26 , 2016 AD that comes as part of goals and basic programs which the exhibition Seeks for it to access to all social classes , this activity is classified within the activities of “Nights of Mishkat” which gives the opportunity for the reception the families of the city of Riyadh and their visitors for free in the evenings in order to learning and entertainment together and also to identify the concepts of atomic energy and renewable when its use, transport and storage to achieve a sustainable energy future in the Kingdom , the festival extends for 10 consecutive days from 4 pm to 10 pm .

The subjects of the festival about the stirring curiosity to identify the interpretation of certain natural phenomena that we see and live in our daily lives and a way to run some technical devices so the visitor could to explore the world around us, which makes it more curious about these scientific explanations , all that by participating in a scientific tour through the exhibition and to identify more than 58 scientific presentation that explaining the concepts of sustainable energy , and attend a variety of interactive Presentations that allow visitors the opportunity to participate in the experimentation , and to meet the scientific mentors to ask questions about the scientific explanations and discussed , in addition to watching exclusive educational films in the panoramic “Mishkat” showroom such as : Kingdom of Sustainable Energy , Mysteries of The Unseen World and Saving Joule .

Where requires from visitors booking for participate in the festival through the registration link here