National Committee on Ban of Weapons of Mass Destruction, IAEA Tech Cooperation Dept host joint workshop

The National Committee on the Ban of Weapons of Mass Destruction collaborated with the Department of Technical Cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency to host a workshop designed to educate participants on how to set up technical programs and inform them of how atomic energy is used for good.

The joint workshop was hosted through Nov. 24 with opening remarks from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary and Chairman of the National Committee to Ban Weapons of Mass Destruction, Ambassador Abdulla Abdullatif Abdulla, who noted the cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency in working with the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The Ambassador also noted the willingness of the Kingdom and the International Atomic Energy Agency to work together, specifically in areas of legal, health, education, and environmental aspects.

During the workshop, the programs offered by the agency are introduced to participants. All programs are offered under the context of technical cooperation in the areas of atomic energy use for peaceful purposes, in addition to instructing attendees on how to set up technical programs to get help from the agency.

Participants are trained by the appropriate agency representatives depending on the industry involved. Several ministries and government organizations take part including King Hamad Hospital, Bahrain University, interior, health, commerce and tourism, municipal affairs and urban development, and Supreme Council of Environment.

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