On 25 September, official opening of the country pavilion of the Republic of Kazakhstan took place in Vienna (Austria) as oart of the 67th session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The achievements of the country's nuclear industry are demonstrated on the stand.
Kazatomprom provided information on the role of the nuclear holding in the global uranium market, commitment to the nuclear nonproliferation regime and cooperation with the IAEA, as well as on the activities of the IAEA Low-Enriched Uranium Bank located on the territory of the Ulba Metallurgical Plant.
The event was attended by representatives of the Kazakh delegation and guests of the international industry forum.
"Over the past years, Kazakhstan has achieved significant success in the nuclear industry. Our country has always believed in the potential of nuclear energy to stimulate progress while respecting the highest standards of safety and environmental protection. Today we are here to demonstrate the exceptional contribution of such organizations as the National Atomic Company Kazatomprom, the National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
This exhibition is not only a showcase of our achievements, but also a platform for the exchange of experience and ideas. We hope that it will become a meeting place for representatives of business, science and government agencies, where strategic issues will be discussed and new areas of cooperation in the nuclear industry will be explored," Kazakh Energy Minister, Almasadam Satkaliyev said in his welcoming speech.
IAEA Deputy Director General Mikhail Chudakov also spoke at the opening of the Kazakhstan pavilion. He noted Kazakhstan's important role in the development of peaceful nuclear energy and its great contribution to mitigating the effects of climate change and achieving the goal of low-carbon development.
As part of the conference, the Kazakhstan delegation will hold thematic sessions and meetings with representatives of partner countries, where a wide range of issues of bilateral cooperation will be discussed.
According to the results of the conference, important decisions are expected to be made in the field of development of the global nuclear industry.