INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION Presentation by: Said WahabPresentation Transcript
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION Presentation by: Said Wahab Senior International Relations Officer International Affairs & Training Division Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission
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.
Country Profile of Pakistan
Pakistan is a low income developing country and is ranked as the 160 th 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.
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.
Planning and execution of thermal and hydro power
Responsible for generation, transmission and distribution of power to the city of Karachi & sindh
Only generates electricity. Transmission and distribution is the responsibility of distribution companies.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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)
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.
National Priorities for TC
R&D and Application in Industry, Hydrology, Environment, Materials and Analytical Techniques
Agriculture and Biotechnology
Radioactive Waste Management
EXCHANGE OF EXPERTS
Experts to Pakistan
Experts from Pakistan
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 3 rd and 4 th positions during the pervious years
In 2004, Pakistan was on top of the list of IAEA Technical Assistance recipients
Pakistan was placed in 3 rd position during the year 2006
REPRESENTATION OF PAKISTAN IN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS 4 19 Total 0 1 D-1 2 5 P-5 1 5 P-4 1 6 P-3 0 2 P-1 Current Status 1979-2008 Post Held IAEA 2 3 Total 1 1 P-4 1 2 P-3 Current Status 1997-2007 Post Held OPCW 2 7 Total 2 6 Saudi Arabia 0 1 Kuwait Current Status 1998-2008 Country Universities in Islamic Countries 1 1 Total 1 1 P-1 Current Status 2008 Post Held SESAME, Jordan