The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MoECC), represented by the Radiation and Chemical Protection Department, participated in the meeting of the Arab-Asian countries on the sideline of the 66th International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA) General Conference in Vienna, Austria.
During the meeting, Qatar reviewed its experiences and success in co-ordinating regional, national projects and technical co-operation projects, in addition to the accomplished progress in recent years in using nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.
Qatar also briefed the participants on the various projects related to peaceful uses of nuclear energy in agriculture, medicine, research, disease control, climate change, and others.
Qatar has trained many human cadres, in co-operation with various authorities concerned, and relying on the latest equipment in the Central Radiation Laboratory.
Also, Qatari cadres are seeking expertise exchange with international experts in monitoring, detection, and radiological analysis of the Qatari environment.