Vienna :(APS) December 6, 2016-Pakistan has established a comprehensive and effective national nuclear security regime which is at par with the latest international standards and guidelines.
This was stated in a brochure distributed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the second Ministerial Nuclear Security Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna on Tuesday.
It said the regime is based on an extensive legislative and regulatory framework governing the security of nuclear material, radioactive substances, associated facilities and activities.
This is backed by strong institutions and organizations with the requisite authorities, resources and trained manpower for effective implementation.
The brochure said Pakistan keeps its nuclear security systems and measures under constant review and continues to invest in relevant technologies and human resources.
It said Pakistan has established an independent nuclear regulatory authority with wide-ranging regulatory and inspection mandate.
It said Pakistan’s nuclear security arrangements have been recognized at the international level by several high ranking officials and experts.
During his inaugural address at the Conference, IAEA Director General Mr. Yukiya Amano, expressed his appreciation for Pakistan Center of Excellence on Nuclear Security.