Yukiya Amano new IAEA Boss


Yukiya Amano has been reappointed as the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and will serve a new four-year-term in office. Amano has been director general of the IAEA since December 1, 2009.
IAEA Conference President Maria Zeneida Angara Collinson, the Philippines’ permanent delegate to the UN nuclear watchdog, announced the reappointment of Amano at the organization’s 61st General Conference in Vienna on Monday.
Amano, in a speech delivered after taking the oath of office, said he would continue his efforts for the peaceful use of nuclear energy, upgrading nuclear security and preventing nuclear proliferation.—Agencies

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