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Customs boost efforts to prevent radioactive, nuclear material smuggling

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

KUWAIT: The customs department began radiation monitoring at the Salmi land border outlet in order to protect the country from illegal trade in radioactive and nuclear material. This will enable customs to foil smuggling of such substances in cooperation with specialized authorities.

Director General of the Customs Department Jamal Al-Jalawi thanked International Atomic Energy Agency expert Dr Thamer Al-Qoraan for following the national project and all its teams. Qoraan lauded Kuwait’s keenness to implement the project and compliance with international treaties to prevent leakage of radioactive material and its trade.

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