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Courses on detection of radioactive sources for border and customs services

Dushanbe, April 20. (NIAT “Khovar”).-
Regional training course for staffs of border and custom services of Tajikistan and Afghanistan on theme “Methods for the detection of radioactive sources at the border” will be held in Dushanbe, on April 23 to 27. The event is organized by Agency for nuclear and radiation security of Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan.

In the course of the regional training course will be conducted the lessons on such themes, as the threat of illegal trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive materials, the legal framework for nuclear safety, the characteristics of nuclear and radioactive materials, nuclear forensics, illicit trafficking of nuclear and radioactive material, devices to detect illicit trafficking of nuclear and radioactive materials, the Agency for Nuclear and Radiation Security of Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan reported.

Moreover, during the training course it is planned to conduct the practical lessons, where will be held the practical demonstration of the equipment, checking the alarms and confirming the incidents, as well as practical work in teams to monitor crosswalk, storage and inspection of the vehicle with a stationary system. (Translated by M.Ismatova)