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        On March 15, 2017, Thailand and U.S signed the Arrangement between the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Office of Atoms for Peace of Thailand for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters. This new Arrangement builds on an earlier Arrangement that both countries signed in 2012.

      Dr. Atchara  Wongsaengchan, Secretary General of the Office of Atoms for Peace (OAP) and Ms. Kristine L. Svinicki, Chairman of the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) Signed the Arrangement between the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Office of Atoms for Peace of Thailand for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters. The signing ceremony took place as a side event of the USNRC annual meeting on Regulatory Information Conference (RIC2017) which was held during 14 – 16 March 2017, at Rockvill, Marryland, Washington D.C., the United States.

     Prior to the signing of the arrangement, OAP Secretary General and USNRC Chairman had a bilateral meeting to discuss in terms of cooperation between the two countries in order to enhance and strengthen the sustainable cooperation on Nuclear Safety, Security, and Safeguards matters. The Thai side informed the U.S. side about the latest legislative developments in Thailand, including the entering into force of the Nuclear Energy for Peace Act 2016.  

       For more information please contact the International Cooperation Group, Bureau of Policy and Administration for Atomic Energy, OAP at tel. 6625790547

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