ISLAMABAD, Sep 23, (Asia Free Press): Pakistan has been elected as a member of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the next two years, Radio Pakistan reported.
“Pakistan remains committed to Agency’s work in promoting peaceful uses of nuclear energy in keeping with its mandate ‘Atoms for Peace and Development’,” Pakistan’s embassy in Vienna confirmed in a tweet.
Chairman Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) led Pakistani delegation attended the IAEA’s General Conference in Vienna Austria where the election was held. Pakistan has been elected 20 times to the board in the past and was last elected as a member of the IAEA in 2018.
IAEA has 170 member countries and its board consists of 35 members, out of which 11 are elected to the IAEA’s board of governors every two years.