BILATERAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION EXCHANGE ARRANGEMENTS BETWEEN THE US-NRC AND NG-NNRA , September 2018.


The Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority in its efforts to strengthen nuclear regulatory infrastructure in Nigeria, negotiated a bilateral technical information exchange arrangements with the United State Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US-NRC). These arrangements establish a cooperation and assistance framework with regards to the two countries regulatory programmes and allow for coopeartion and assistance in the field of nuclear safety, radiation protection and other areas to which the parties agree.

This was signed at the margins on 19th September 2018 during the 62nd General Conference of the IAEA. The Chairman of the US-NRC, Ms Kristine L. Svinicki signed on behalf of the USA while Prof. Lawrence A. Dim, fnip, DG/CEO, Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA), signed on behalf of Nigeria. The signing ceremony was attended by the Ambassador/Permanent Mission to the IAEA, Vivian Okeke, Chairman, Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission, Prof. S. P. Mallam, Director, Authorization and Enforcement, NNRA, Dr. Y. Idris , Mr. Nader L. Mamish, Office of International Program, US NRC amongst others.

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