Jordan, IAEA conclude emergency radiation workshop

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AMMAN — The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), concluded the advanced course workshop on preparing trainers first responders in radiation to be emergencies, according to Ad-Dustour daily.اضافة اعلان

At least 20 participants, representing 12 countries from the Asia-Pacific region, attended the workshop.

Khaled Toukan, chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission, said the technical cooperation with IAEA over the past few years has reached an advanced level. He said IAEA has been supporting Jordan as a regional training center for sharing well-established national nuclear expertise.

He said IAEA also hopes to transfer Jordan’s leading experience in the field of harnessing knowledge and nuclear technology, and its applications, which had enhanced social and economic development in the region.

According to a commission statement on Saturday, Toukan commended IAEA’s continued technical support during the past few years, as well as its primary role in developing the necessary nuclear infrastructure for the enhancement of the safe use of science and nuclear technology.

He said that it will abide to the highest standards and requirements of security, safety, and radiation protection.

Menza Al-Assi, IAEA’s representative, commended the technical team participating in organizing the workshop, and the technical team that contributed to the success of the workshop, which she said is a great model that can be used to train first responders around the world.

She pointed out that the emergency response section will organize several specialized courses in the near future, in cooperation with the Jordanian Atomic Energy Commission in Arabic and English.

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