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Saudi crown prince launches project for first nuclear plant in Saudi Arabia

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(Reuters) - Saudi's on Monday launched a project to build the first nuclear research reactor in the kingdom, the reported.

launched seven strategic projects in the fields of renewable energy, atomic energy, water desalination, genetic medicine and the aircraft industry during his visit to Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) on Monday.

The two most significant projects launched include a nuclear research reactor and a centre for the development of aircraft structures.

(Reporting by Ahmed Tolba, writing Nayera Abdallah; Editing by Alison Williams)

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 01:04 IST