Pakistan Nuclear Society holds conference to highlight peaceful use of Nuclear Technology

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Pakistan Nuclear Society is organizing International Conference on Applications of Nuclear from 24-26 October, 2022 in capital city of Islamabad.

The conference aims to highlight the peaceful use of nuclear technology in different disciplines of science to attain sustainable socioeconomic development.

The inaugural session was held on 24 October, 2022 in Islamabad Hotel. The conference was attended by intellectuals from different backgrounds including national and international scientists, people from academia and government officials.

Welcome address was delivered by Conference Secretary Waqar Ahmad Butt. The president of the Pakistan Nuclear Society Dr. Muhammad TahirKhaleeq gave introductory remarks regarding the conference and introduced the Pakistan Nuclear Society to the audience.

Two lifetime achievement awards were given to MuhammadNaeem, N.I, H.I, S.I, former Chairman PAEC and to GhulamNabi, N.I, H.I, S.I, former Member Technical PAEC.

The conference will include a thematic session, and seven presentation sessions including a Women in Nuclear (WIN) session dedicated to women specifically covering around 40 presentations highlighting several advancements in the peaceful use of nuclear technology for achieving sustainable development.

The conference also includes a first of its kind session from the PNS platform dedicated to students who are interested in nuclear science.

Eminent personality and Senator MushahidHussain Syed was the chief guest in inaugural session.

In his speech, Mushahid Syed appreciated the initiative taken by the Pakistan Nuclear Society for holding a conference on a subject of vital importance.

In his remarks, Mushahid Syed pointed out how nuclear technology can be a very constructive and an extremely destructive tool, however, he reassured Pakistan’s commitment to the peaceful use of nuclear technology.

Mushahid Syed also pointed out several sectors where Pakistan is using nuclear technology to improve the livelihood of people and support different sectors of industry with great emphasis on the energy, agricultural and medical sectors.

The chief guest appreciated PNS work for promotion of nuclear research that is eventually going to benefit millions of people in Pakistan and globally.

Pakistan Nuclear Society (PNS) is a non-commercial non-government professional body of nuclear scientists in Pakistan and was formed in 1990 with the objective to promote peaceful uses of nuclear technology in various sectors including power generation, health, agriculture, industries and so on.

 

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