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  • 1. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION Presentation by: Said Wahab Senior International Relations Officer International Affairs & Training Division Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission
  • 2. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission My Profile  Name: Said Wahab (MBA)  I am working as Senior International Relations Officer at Directorate General of International Affairs & Training at PAEC.  Since my appointment (May, 2000) with PAEC I have been associated with implementation of IAEA Technical Cooperation Projects including RCA activities in Pakistan.  I have been assisting DG, (IA&Trg) PAEC (who is also National Liaison Officer as well as RCA National Representative from Pakistan) as supporting staff regarding implementation of RCA Projects in Pakistan particularly hosting of RCA Regional events in the country and interaction with National stakeholders.
  • 3. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Country Profile of Pakistan  Pakistan is a low income developing country and is ranked as the 160th in terms of its Gross National Product per capita amongst total 204 countries.  Population of the country is 137 millions and population density is 171 inhabitants/sq. km with a population growth rate of about 2.3% per annum.  Pakistan’s commercially exploitable energy resources consist of coal, gas, oil, hydropower, Nuclear power and traditional fuels in the form of fuel wood, agricultural & animal wastes.  Hydropower is providing about 30% of electricity. Although Pakistan has relatively high endowment of hydropower potential.  Two Nuclear power plants are operating in Pakistan satisfying 3% of electricity needs of the country.
  • 4. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Country Profile of Pakistan  The integrated power system of Pakistan consist of two utilities, namely WAPDA and KESC. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission owns nuclear power plants which are connected to WAPDA and KESC networks.  WAPDA Planning and execution of thermal and hydro power KESC Responsible for generation, transmission and distribution of power to the city of Karachi & sindh  IPPs Only generates electricity. Transmission and distribution is the responsibility of distribution companies.
  • 5. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission NPP Profile of Pakistan  Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission PAEC is responsible for Nuclear power project planning & implementation Operation & maintenance of nuclear power plants PAEC owns two nuclear power plants  KANNUP, a 137 MWe integrated in KESC network  CHASNUPP, a 325 MWe connected to WAPDA grid since June 2000.
  • 6. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission International Affairs & Training Division Chairman ORGANOGRAM PAKISTAN ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION Member (Physical Sciences) Member (Technical) Member (NPG) Member (Fuel Cycle) Member (Bio-Sciences) Member (Admin) Member (Finance) PINSTECH PIEAS DTD CHASNUPP (C-1) CHASNUPP (C-2) KANUPP DGNPO Medical Sciences NORI INOR INMOL LINAR CENUM MINAR PINUM CENAR NIMRA AEMC Khi. KIRAN Gujranwala Establishment Division Administration Division Legal Affairs Division Finance Division Accounts Division Audit Division Directorate of Safety DNFC NCNDT SES Directorate IRNUM Bio- Sciences NIAB NIBGE NIFA NIA
  • 7. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission International Affairs  Monitoring and implementation of Technical Assistance from IAEA & other international organizations.  Exchange of experts  Hosting of international/regional meetings/ seminars/symposia/training courses  Visits of foreign dignitaries to PAEC establishments  Management of RCA activities in Pakistan  Formulation and execution of bilateral/trilateral agreements  Posting in the Pakistan Missions abroad and Liaison. … Contd.
  • 8. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission International Affairs  Appointment in international organizations i.e. IAEA, OPCW  Appointment of PAEC Representative at COG and WANO  Research grants from IAEA, IFS/TWAS/TWANSO/ICTP  Membership of scientific organizations for Chairman PAEC  Preparation of brief for Pakistan’s delegation in IAEA General Conference, Board Meetings and its committees  Preparation of briefs on cooperation with other countries on peaceful uses of atomic energy  Preparation of budget and payment of Pakistan’s share of contribution to IAEA  Preparation of official passports and Obtaining of visas
  • 9. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Training  Fellowship training and Scientific Visits under IAEA regular & Project related activities  Foreigners training/scientific visit at PAEC establishments under IAEA T.C.  Training under CERN, AS-ICTP, UICC, JICA, TWAS etc.  Higher studies (M.S / Ph. D) studies under HEC, University Assistantships, IDB, Cultural / Merit Scholarship, PAEC Funded Scholarship and on Self-finance basis etc.  Post doctoral fellowships under HEC, IDB, RCA ..Contd.
  • 10. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Training  RCA Meetings, Seminars workshops Symposiums abroad  WANO TC Plant Managers Meetings and Peer Reviews  TWAS/UNESCO Associateship Scheme  Official Visits/Tours to CERN  INPRO Steering Committee Meetings (Int. Project on Innovative Nuclear Reactors & Fuel cycles)  COG Training/Activities  Pre-shipment Inspections and Training
  • 11. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES  International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria  Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (AS-ICTP), Trieste, Italy  World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO), Tokyo & Atlanta Centres  Candu Owners Group (COG), Toronto, Canada  European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva, Switzerland  Synchrotron Light for Experimental Science and Application in the Middle-East (SESAME), Jordan
  • 12. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission  International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Trieste, Italy  Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Trieste, Italy  Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Tokyo  Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), The Hague, Netherlands  International Union against Cancer (UICC), Geneva, Switzerland  International Foundation for Science (IFS), Stockholm, Sweden INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES
  • 13. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Managing TC in Pakistan The International Affairs & Training Division of PAEC is responsible for:  Keeping Liaison with the IAEA and RCA Offices  Coordinating design, development, implementation and Monitoring of all TC Projects  Collaboration with the national counterparts
  • 14. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission COOPERATION WITH IAEA  Technical Cooperation  Training  Fellowships  Scientific Visits  Participation in International Events/Fora  Expert Missions/Assignments  Provision of Equipment  Joint Hosting of Events (Meetings/Seminars/Training Courses/Workshops) 50 Years of PAEC-IAEA Cooperation
  • 15. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Areas of Technical Cooperation  Nuclear Power Generation  Nuclear Safety  Radiation Protection  Radioactive Waste Management  Agriculture  Industry  Environment  Health
  • 16. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission TECHNICAL COOPERATION  National Projects (21) Core national problems / issues (Fellowships, Scientific Visits, Experts, Equipment)  RCA Projects (15)  Regional Projects (42) Problems of a specific region - Asia & the Pacific (Meetings, Seminars, Training courses, No Equipment)  Inter- Regional Projects (10) Problems of international / inter-regional concerns (Meetings, Seminars, Training courses, No Equipment)
  • 17. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission COUNTRY PROGRAMME FRAMEWORK OF PAKISTAN  A Country Programme Framework for 2003-2008 for Technical Co-operation between Pakistan and IAEA was prepared in September, 2003.  A new Country Programme Framework for 2009-2013 for Technical Co-operation between Pakistan and IAEA is being prepared in cooperation with IAEA.
  • 18. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission National Priorities for TC 1. Nuclear Power 2. Nuclear Safety 3. R&D and Application in Industry, Hydrology, Environment, Materials and Analytical Techniques 4. Agriculture and Biotechnology 5. Health 6. Radioactive Waste Management
  • 19. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission EXCHANGE OF EXPERTS  Experts to Pakistan − Nuclear Safety − Nuclear Medicine − Nuclear Waste  Experts from Pakistan − Non-Destructive Testing − Radioisotope Applications − Energy Planning
  • 20. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Achievements  Over the years a number of personnel trained  Lab / Infrastructure established/developed  Pakistan received assistance worth US$ 23 million during the years 1957-2008  Pakistan was generally placed at 3rd and 4th positions during the pervious years  In 2004, Pakistan was on top of the list of IAEA Technical Assistance recipients  Pakistan was placed in 3rd position during the year 2006
  • 21. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission REPRESENTATION OF PAKISTAN IN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS IAEA Post Held 1979-2008 Current Status P-1 2 0 P-3 6 1 P-4 5 1 P-5 5 2 D-1 1 0 Total 19 4 OPCW Post Held 1997-2007 Current Status P-3 2 1 P-4 1 1 Total 3 2 Universities in Islamic Countries Country 1998-2008 Current Status Kuwait 1 0 Saudi Arabia 6 2 Total 7 2 SESAME, Jordan Post Held 2008 Current Status P-1 1 1 Total 1 1
  • 22. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission VISITS ABROAD Sr. No. Activities 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 1 Officials proceeded abroad on Higher Studies including Post Doc 14 13 6 13 23 39 38 27 30 62 107 2 Participation in Meetings, Workshops, Training Courses, pre-shipment Inspection, etc. 243 234 236 243 360 368 486 486 599 676 1025 Total (1 + 2) = 257 247 242 256 383 407 524 513 629 738 1132 3 AS-ICTP (included in 2) 7 8 13 9 11 10 7 15 18 24 24 4 WANO (included in 2) 16 9 10 16 9 5 12 25 21 28 18 5 Ph.D + Post Doc Scholarships by HEC (included in 1) 6 5 17 47 92 6 CERN 10 46 75 49 7 Pre-shipment Inspections 101 112 405
  • 23. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Arranging of Official Passports 2005 876 2006 983 2007 869 2008 521 International Affairs & Training also assists PAEC employees in getting visas from Foreign Embassies/ Missions in Pakistan
  • 24. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission T H A N K Y O U

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