Pakistan for access to peaceful uses of nuclear technology as socio-economic imperative

409
Pakistan for access to peaceful uses of nuclear technology as socio-economic imperative

ISLAMABAD, May 17 (APP): Stressing the need for access to peaceful uses of nuclear technology as a socio-economic imperative, Pakistan on Tuesday indicated its interest in cooperation with the United States on peaceful applications of Nuclear Science in areas such as Health, Agriculture and Water.

The US expressed its interest in exploring such nuclear science cooperation with Pakistan.

The issue was discussed during the 8th round of Pakistan-US Security,
Strategic Stability, and Nonproliferation (SSS&NP) Working Group talks co-chaired by Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry and Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller here.