NAEC ACHIEVES BILATERAL ENGAGEMENTS AT THE 67TH IAEA GENERAL CONFERENCE
IAEA General Conference Update:
The 67th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Tuesday, 26th September, 2023 entered its second day. Nigeria’s delegation to the Conference was led by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador, Adamu Ibrahim Lamuwa.
The annual meeting of Member States is held to discuss policy issues of the Agency. The conference which was declared open by The DG, IAEA, Rafael Mariano Grossi was presided over by Her Excellency, Ms. Vilawam Mangklatanakul, Ambassador of the Rep. Thailand.
On the sidelines of the Conference, Nigeria’s delegation held a number of bilateral meetings, key among them was the bilateral engagement between the USA and Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission(NAEC) represented by it’s Chairman/CEO, Prof. Yusuf A. Ahmed signed a Proliferation Resistance (PRO-X) of Nigeria’s Research Reactor-II (NIRR-II) on supporting Nigeria in the design, construction and commissioning process of Nigeria’s Multi- Purpose Research Reactor.