The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chairman of the Atomic Energy, Naeem Al-Aboudi, stressed today, Tuesday, the importance of cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency in the fields of clean energy.
A statement by the Ministry of Education said that Al-Aboudi met with the Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Mariano Grossi, and discussed with him the International Atomic Energy Agency's support for Iraq in the peaceful use of atomic energy in many scientific fields that serve the sustainable development environment and its goals."
The Minister of Education stressed "the importance of cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency in the field of fragmentation and production of radioactive isotopes, enabling Iraq to combat cancer, supporting the agricultural sector, combating insects, desalinating well water for agricultural purposes, using clean energy in producing electricity, confronting climate change, and strengthening knowledge programs in nuclear specializations in universities and academic institutions."
For his part, Rafael Mariano Grossi expressed his "desire to visit Iraq and the International Agency's support for it in the field of peaceful use of energy."
Source: National Iraqi News Agency