Kuwait headed the 65th Annual Regular Session of the IAEA’s General Conference which commenced on 19th September.
22 September 2021, 12:00 AM
30 September 2021, 12:00 AM
The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Middle East and South Asia group nominated Kuwait, on behalf of the group to head IAEA 65th Annual Regular Session of the Agency’s General Conference, which started on 19th September.
This sixth five-day session is set to tackle IAEA programs for 2022 in using atomic energy for peaceful matters. It is also set to work in boosting the agency’s toil in the field of nuclear energy, radiation, peaceful transport and waste disposal, and ways to enhance the agency’s activities in the fields of science and technology, nuclear security, nuclear safety and the application of safeguards.
This session is the first attended in person since the outbreak of coronavirus after the international conferences almost stopped to take place in Vienna, Kuwait’s Ambassador to Austria and its permanent envoy to international organizations in Vienna Sadeq Marafi said.
Heading this high-ranking event crowns Kuwait’s diplomatic efforts during the last decades and takes in consideration its achievements during the membership of IAEA Board of Governors, Marafi said.
He stressed on the importance of IAEA’s role in the world, praising the efforts it exerts to promote use of atomic energy for boosting peace in the world.