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     On 18 August 2017, Dr. Atchara Wongsaengchan, Secretary General of Office of Atoms for Peace attended the opening ceremony of National Science and Technology (NST) Fair 2017, organized by Ministry of Science and Technology, on 17 to 27 August 2017 at IMPACT Muang Thong Thani. This fair is considered the biggest annual scientific event in Thailand with more than a million visitors. This year, the fair was set up under the theme "Sparking the ideas, Improving lives with science, developing nation with technology, and leading to innovative path.” The event showcase gathered variety of scientific ideas from governmental agencies, private sector and international organizations. It also highlighted the commemoration of the King Rama 9 as the Father of Thai Technology and Innovation, as it illustrated the significance of the Sufficiency Economy philosophy leading the country to achieving Thailand 4.0 objectives and the United Nations sustainable development goals.

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     OAP Secretary General, Dr. Atchara Wongsaengchan, stated that OAP thanked all visitors for visiting OAP at the NST2017. “OAP participates in the NST Fair annually. This year, OAP is represented under the theme “Today Radiation” to promote its main responsibility as the national regulatory authority to control and regulate the peaceful use of nuclear and radiation under the Nuclear Energy for Peace Act B.E. 2559 (2016) and international standards. OAP also aims to provide the visitors with the informative facts about the peaceful use of nuclear energy and radiation applications in various ways such as nuclear medicines and the detection of nuclear tests around the world”

      In addition, OAP also provided a wonderful opportunity for children and all visitors to engage with science community.

     For more information please contact the Training Support and Public Relations Section, Strategy and Planning Division, OAP at tel. 66 2596 7600 ext. 4415

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