Kuwait's Ambassador to Austria and Permanent Delegate to the United Nations in Vienna Sadiq Marafi has stated on Tuesday that the 2nd International Conference on Nuclear Security offers a good opportunity to exchange views and assess the progress made so far for boosting nuclear security, as well as further supporting the relevant efforts of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
In a statement, H.E. Sadiq Marafi added that the conference came at a time when the world was countering unprecedented challenges that posed threats to the international peace and security.
He pointed to the growing concern worldwide about nuclear security over the past years.
He also stressed the dire need for a sincere desire by the international community to work collectively to boost nuclear security.
The fifth session of the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) concluded late Friday with approval of several recommendations on International cooperation in the field.
The meeting, headed by Kuwaiti Ambassador to Austria and its permanent envoy to International Organizations Sadiq Marafi, discussed Chapter IV of UNCAC on international cooperation to fight corruption, as well as legal measures needed to be taken in the matter.
Kuwait is fully committed to supporting the work of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) as part of its dedication towards achieving security and peace to the world, says Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations in Vienna H.E. Sadiq Marafi ...
Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Molecular Imaging Center (JAC), one of the centers of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences’ (KFAS), signed an executive agreement on the 26 September 2016 with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna to strengthen cooperation between the two parties in the field of peaceful nuclear use, particularly in the field of nuclear medicine.
The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the 60th session of the IAEA General Conference, by Dr Adnan Shihabuddin, KFAS Director General, and Aldo Malavasi, IAEA Deputy Director General of the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications. Dr Shihabuddin announced that this agreement was the first with the IAEA in the field of nuclear medicine and pointed out that it materialized as a result of hard work and intensive coordination with the agency in the past few months to adopt a mechanism of mutual cooperation in the field of nuclear medicine.