No. 977/18, Kandy Road, Bulugaha Junction,
Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Tel: +9411 2987860
Fax: +9411 2984099

International Cooperation

Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council is the regulatory authority in Sri Lanka for controlling of radioactive & nuclear material. As the regulatory authority, the Council has direct contact with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for matters connected with radiation safety, safeguards and import and export control of sources. And also the Council is the contact point for Sri Lanka for the following conventions

  • Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident since 1991
  • Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency since 1991
  • Convention on Nuclear Safety since 1999
  • Application of safeguards in connection with the treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons since 1984

The Council is participating USDOE Global Material Security (GMS) programme from 2009 and carried out number of activities to strengthen nuclear security of high activity sources used in 13 locations. Under this corporation the Council is conducting transport security programme for high activity sources. The Council also repatriated number of spent sources to other countries for disposal under this corporation.

Sri Lanka has signed 2 bi-lateral agreement with India and Pakistan on nuclear cooperation. The safety and security aspects of this agreements are coordinated by the Council.

At the moment Sri Lanka is considering signing a bi-lateral agreement with “Rosatom” of Russian Federation. Council also one stakeholder of this collaborative activities.

Domestic Cooperation

In order to fulfil our mandate, we fully cooperate with the following government stakeholders in Sri Lanka

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ministry of Health
  • Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board
  • Department of Police
  • Sri Lanka Army
  • Sri Lanka Navy
  • Sri Lanka Airfoce
  • Municipal Fire Department
  • Sri Lanka Customs
  • Sri Lanka Ports Authority
  • Sri Lanka Airlines Ltd
  • Airport Aviation Sri Lanka Ltd
  • Central Environment Authority
  • National Water Supply & Drainage Board
  • Marine Environment Protection Authority
  • Government Analyst’s Department

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