IAEA praises Qatar for promoting peaceful use of nuclear energy Feb 10, 2018 0 536 12345 Vienna The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has praised Qatar for its role in promoting peaceful use of nuclear energy in the world.During a meeting with Qatar's Permanent Representative to the United Nations and international organisations in Vienna HE Sheikh Ali bin Jassim al Thani, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano appreciated Qatar's continued cooperation with the agency to promote peaceful use of nuclear energy and its contribution to supporting various programmes and projects of the agency.Qatar has recently contributed funds for the refurbishment of the IAEA laboratories in Vienna.For his part, Qatar's ambassador appreciated the expertise provided by IAEA to Qatar. He also hoped to expand and strengthen cooperation with IAEA in the future to accelerate the pace of Qatar's development programmes and scientific development.Sheikh Ali stressed the keenness of Qatar to continue to support IAEA in enhancing its efforts to prevent nuclear proliferation and to assist member states to benefit from the nuclear technologies and implement their development, economic and social programmes, especially in the fields of food, agriculture, human health and environment protection. (QNA) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES NHRC chief urges Germany to raise blockade issue at UNHRC meet Feb 10, 2018 0 1405 Winter bounty: Rise in fish catch brings down prices at Corniche market Feb 10, 2018 0 309 Emir sends message to Azerbaijan president Feb 10, 2018 0 245 Qatar condemns Benghazi mosque attack Doha Qatar has condemned the attack on a mosque in the Libyan city of Benghazi that killed one person and wounded several others. In a statement on Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Qatar rejects targeting of .. Activist detained after questioning Saudi-Israel ties DOHA A Saudi activist, who questioned the normalisation of ties between Saudi Arabia and Israel, has been detained in her home country, and could face up to five years in prison, a UK-based rights group has said. Noha al .. Kuwait's MoI foils attempt to hack its website QNA Kuwait City The Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Friday said it has foiled an attempt to hack its website. A ministry's statement published by Kuwaiti News Agency (KUNA) said the Ministry of Interior's ..