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Pakistan elected as member of IAEA BoGs for two years

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has once again been elected as member of Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the next two years. The election was held in a meeting of the agency in Austrian city of Vienna. A Pakistani delegation led by Chairman Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Muhammad Naeem was also in attendance. This is seen as huge diplomatic achievement of Pakistan and also recognition of the country's status as a responsible nuclear power state. Out of thirty five members, eleven are…

Iran implementing ‘nuclear-related commitments’ under deal: IAEA

VIENNA: The UN nuclear watchdog confirmed Wednesday Iran is implementing "nuclear-related commitments" under its deal with world powers, a day after US President Donald Trump accused Tehran of lying about its nuclear ambitions. "As of today, the IAEA can confirm that the nuclear-related commitments are being implemented by Iran," Yukiya Amano, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said in a statement. Trump announced Tuesday that the US would pull out of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of…

UN atomic energy chief impressed by Pakistan’s nuclear safety measures

KARACHI: Pakistan has often been under fire, though unwarrantedly, over nuclear safety standards and measures, but Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano appreciates the South Asian country for employing the most advanced safety features for its nuclear reactors. The UN atomic energy chief visited the K-2 and K-3 nuclear power plants in the city on Wednesday. He later addressed the seminar on “The Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy and Pakistan”, organised by the Center for…

Pakistan implementing international standards on nuclear safety, assures FO

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday assured the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that it is voluntarily implementing the Guideline and Code of Conduct on the Import and Export of Radioactive Sources. The IAEA Code of Conduct seeks to help countries ensure that radioactive sources are used in a manner consistent with the highest standards of safety and security. Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal in a statement today said Pakistan has been voluntarily implementing the Code of Conduct since 2005 and has…