The Director General of the Sudanese Agency for Atomic Energy Prof. Mohamed Ahmed Hassan has revealed existence of joint Arab cooperation in the fields of development of peaceful uses of nuclear energy and the related technology as well as implementation of Arab collective program including joint projects for development of the use of this technology to serve various domains of development in the Arab region, especially the areas of energy, water, medicine, agriculture and industry.
Prof. Hassan lauded holding of the 11th Scientific Conference for Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy in Sudan, explaining that it considered as an important step in the Arab development and socio-economic progress.
This came when he addressed yesterday, the inaugural sitting of the activities of the conference at Coral Hotel under auspices of President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir. He asserted that the official Arabic concern with the peaceful uses of nuclear energy began in Khartoum Summit in 2009 where Khartoum CommuniquÃ© sent a clear signal to the Arab states and the concerned institutions with the importance of taking advantage from the atomic energy peaceful technologies in the process of comprehensive economic development.
The Director General of Sudanese Agency for Atomic Energy pointed out that the Arab states have signed all international conventions on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, adding that the Arab states also subjected all their nuclear facilities to the provisions of the system of the International Atomic Energy Agency's guarantees, explaining that the nuclear technology is not limited to electricity's generation in nuclear power plants, but includes agriculture, health, environment and industry as well as other fields.