Arab News, Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018 | Jamadi Al Thani 26, 1439
Saudi government has approved its national nuclear policy
The Saudi government has approved its national nuclear program policy as tabled
by Khalid Al-Falih, energy minister and chairman of the King Abdullah City for
Atomic and Renewable Energy.
The government reviewed the policy in its session on Monday and published new
guidelines to ensure that nuclear development for peaceful use must comply with
all legislation, convention and international agreements.
The government called on all involved to uphold transparency in organizational
and operational matters and to comply with nuclear safety and security processes
through an independent monitoring system.
It also called for compliance with the international standard for nuclear waste
disposal — and to insure the continuity of the program through developing
national capability in nuclear energy to maintain and improve the sector in the