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Arab Commission for Atomic Energy meets in Tunis

Tunis, The Arab Commission for Atomic Energy held in Tunis its 30th meeting.

Director General of the Arab Commission for Atomic Energy Salem Al Hamdi said the commission is embarked on concluding a host of projects and activities to further promote peaceful usage of nuclear energy, adding that most of Arab countries are planning a peaceful use of atomic energy.

He lauded the positive steps taken so far by Saudi Arabia to build a number of nuclear reactors to generate power and desalinate water, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Dr. Abdulrahman Al Arfaj, Consultant at the Riyadh-based King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, who led the Saudi Arabia's delegation to the meeting, said Saudi Arabia has sought to take care of and diversify the energy resources in what is called energy mixture.

Saudi Arabia is raising the slogan of safe usage of nuclear technologies according to international safety and security standards, he added.

Source: Bahrain News Agency