Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Science & Technology

The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology addressing Current and Emerging Development Challenges, which will take place in Vienna, Austria, from 28 to 30 November 2018.

Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Science & Technology

The Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology will also provide an opportunity to consider high-impact innovations for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The Ministerial Conference will consist of a ministerial segment, during which ministers will have the opportunity to share their national experiences, and a high-level panel negotiation for  scientific and technical community.

Federal Minister for Science and Technology Muhammad Azam Khan Swati, who is leading Pakistan’s delegation at the first-ever Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

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The Federal Minister for Science and Technology Muhammad Azam Khan Swati said that Pakistan stands ready to share its more than four decades of expertise in utilizing nuclear technologies for peaceful purposes with other developing Countries through the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) platform.

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Muhammad Naeem and Ambassador of Pakistan in Vienna Mansoor Ahmed Khan also chaired the Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology.

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The Federal Minister for Science and Technology tinted Pakistan’s achievements in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy in fields such as power generation, health, industry and agriculture at Ministerial Conference.

He valued the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) contribution in promoting the peaceful uses of nuclear technology which could help in achieving sustainable development and extenuating climate change.

Pakistan is one of the founding members of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) and has been regularly serving on its board of governors. 

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Nuclear science and technology is only one among many means which may be used to make available electricity and heat, and national energy planners should assess the various types and forms of nuclear requirements and evaluate all contribute options.

Nuclear Technologies should consider also the country’s general planning for economic development, a long-range undertaking requiring constant review, additions, and improvement.

Ammara Khan
Author: Ammara Khan

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