Atomic Energy Agency planned to be created in Kazakhstan - Kazatomprom
Almaty. September 18. Kazakhstan Today - Atomic Energy Agency is planned to be created in Kazakhstan. The chairman of JSC Company National Nuclear Company Kazatomprom, Muhtar Dzhakishev, said at the briefing during V international scientifical-practical conference on actual problems of the uranium industry, the agency reports. "Absence of many conditions in Kazakhstan required by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) can be the reason of delay of construction of nuclear station. Therefore, the government has decided to create a special body that will be involved in development of legislative and regulating bases of atomic engineering," M. Dzhakishev explained. "It will be an atomic energy agency. The main functions will be preparation of those requirements necessary for development of atomic engineering," he noted. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is the leading world international governmental forum of scientific and technical cooperation to promote the peaceful use of nuclear technology. IAEA was created under the aegis of the United Nations Organization in 1957 as the independent organization. Now the spectrum of services, programs and activities of the agency is based on demands of its 130 member states.
Resourse: Kazakhstan Today