Saudi engineering understudies, who are pursuing after higher studies under the King Abdullah Foreign Scholarship Program in Japan, have helped their college win a top worldwide sun powered auto competition.
The Saudi understudies learning at Tokai University, took partisipate in the 1,400-km Atacama Solar Challenge in Chile a month ago. “They took part in the test without precedent for quest for a third title, after their group won in Australia in 2011 and South Africa in 2012,” sources at the Saudi Ministry of Higher Education said.
Not long from now was uncommon on the grounds that Abdurrahman Al-Khatib, an master’s understudy, turned into the first non-Japanese to take the driver’s seat ever, they said.
The other Saudi understudies wore the authority race colors of the group. They included Anas Al-Muwary and Khalid Al-Shayie. Al-Khatib conveyed the banner of the Kingdom in the race. Panasonic Corporation controlled the sun oriented auto, Tokai Challenger, for the race.
This present year’s rival in the Atacama desert saw 25 groups from six nations partake with their vehicles powered singularly by the sun.
Prior, Esam Amanullah Bukhari, Saudi society attache in Japan, said that this was the consequence of the legislature’s backing for instruction at a percentage of the world’s best engineering and science foundations.
Colleagues who took part finally year’s sun powered test in Australia were respected by Crown Prince Salman, representative chief and clergyman of guard, amid his visit to Japan.