KFUPM and AEC sign a Cooperation Agreement

King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) which own Dhahran Techno Valley Company  have  signed a technical cooperation agreement  with Advanced Electronics Company (AEC)  in the area of research and development.   Under this agreement KFUPM , Techno Valley Company and AEC will be team up as technical partners to provide ICT and  security systems and solutions in Kingdom and in the region.   
The agreement was signed by H.E.  Dr. Khalid Al-Sultan, KFUPM’s Rector and Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Duailej, AEC’s  President & CEO. 
On the occasion of signing the agreement Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Duailej, AEC’s CEO stated “AEC is honored to sign this  technical cooperation agreement with KFUPM.  This is a major step since most of Saudi universities mission are diversify  to providing advance research beyond the academics  and  that can be applied to smart investment projects matching top leading international research centers. 
Mr. Al-Duailej added “we are keen to cooperate with KFUPM one of the leading university in the world.  This agreement reflects the ideal cooperation between universities and the private sector.   AEC is fully committed with all its substantial technical and human capabilities to implement this agreement and to make it a success”. 
AEC was established in 1988,  and has grown to be the leading electronics manufacturer in the region currently employing more 75% Saudi nationals in a variety of challenging engineering, manufacturing, and professional positions.   AEC is involved in a number of important national telecommunications and defense projects and has been certified as a quality supplier to numerous international companies.  For more information, please visit www.aecl.com  

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