CAIRO, June 15 (KUNA) -- Leading Arab energy officials attending a meeting
in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Monday approved 12 recommendations which
will represent a priority implemented under the Arab strategy for peaceful
nuclear energy uses until 2020, adopted at the last Arab Summit in Doha, Qatar.
Arab Atomic Energy Agency (AAEA) Director-General Abdul-Majeed Al-Mahjub,
at the end of a three-day meeting at the Arab League headquarters, emphasized
that attendees, according to an AAEA working paper, had agreed to a number of
recommendations including the admission of nuclear science into Arab
Other recommendations include improving Arab capabilities to respond to
nuclear and radioactive emergencies, the complete management of radioactive
waste and materials, and the use of nuclear technology to manage water
resources and to improve agricultural and livestock production.
He also added that other recommendations aim to improve the infrastructure
of Arab nations to accommodate nuclear powered electricity generation plants.
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