Published — Monday 17 December 2012
Last update 17 December 2012 4:45 pm
Tokyo: Saudi Arabia has called on the international community to pursue practical steps to achieve the highest safety standards, improve the safety of nuclear installations, spread the culture of nuclear safety, revise the standards continuously, and take advantage of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in setting national security regulations concerning safety, confronting operating incidents and rehabilitating specialized cadres.
In an address at Fukushima Ministerial Nuclear Safety Conference here, the President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy and Head of the Delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Conference, Dr. Hashim bin Abdullah Yamani stressed the Kingdom’s determination to continue its ambitious program to develop atomic and renewable energy sources to achieve the requirements of the ambitious development in a safe, environmental and economic sustainability.
It is noteworthy that the Fukushima ministerial nuclear safety conference is being held in Japan with the participation of the International Atomic Energy Agency and 120 countries and international organizations.