The state of Kuwait has hosted a symposium held by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on "Nuclear Applications for Sustainable Development in GCC Member States", which took place on the 15 to 16 February 2016.
Kuwait’s Ambassador to Austria and Permanent Representative to the International Organizations Sadiq Marafi, announced the participation of the Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano.
H.E. Sadiq Marafi speaking to KUNA said, “The symposium that was held under the auspices of the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak, focused on intensifying the cooperation between the International Atomic Energy Agency and the GCC Member States in the field of peaceful applications of nuclear cooperation.”
Kuwaiti Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-Sane and Austrian Minister of Justice Wolfgang Brandstetter met in Vienna yesterday to discuss ways of promoting bilateral legal and judicial cooperation. Speaking to KUNA following the meeting held in presence of Kuwait’s Ambassador to Austria and its Permanent Representative at International Organisations in Vienna H.E. Sadiq Marafi, the Kuwaiti minister said:
Kuwait is supporting the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) with USD 3 million.
The contribution was handed over on Wednesday by the country's ambassador to Austria and Permanent Delegate to the UN organizations in Vienna Sadiq Mohammad Marafi to the IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano.
The money will be used to assist in the IAEA's initiative of the peaceful use of nuclear energy and the Renewal Project for renewing the agency's eight Nuclear Applications Laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria, and the Monaco Lab.
Kuwait has been elected Vice-President of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption.
Kuwait’s Ambassador to Austria and Permanent Delegate to the UN Agencies in Vienna H.E. Sadiq Marafi told KUNA, on Monday, that this nomination took place during the 6th session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption, currently being held in Petersburg, Russia.