Nuclear installation security: Pakistan achieves a milestone
ISLAMABAD - Experts have described the election of Pakistan as member of International Atomic Energy Agency's Board of Governor for another two years as recognition of its important role in the nuclear field.
Talking to BBC, Dr Rizwana Abbasi, who is associated with US East West Institute and Samson Center, said certainly it is an important progress. However, she was of the opinion that it cannot help get membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group.
Dr Rizwana Abbasi, who has also remained associated with National Defence University of Pakistan, said after becoming member of IAEA Board of Governors, Pakistan can better project its nuclear security efforts on the international level.
He said our experts are playing an important role in different departments of IAEA.
He said Pakistan is now speedily heading towards a leadership role in matters like security of nuclear installations.