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Dr. Ramesh Dayal, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Technical Officer for the Technical Cooperation (TC) Project, "Site Selection and Conceptual Design of a Near Surface Disposal Facility for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste in the Philippines", undertook a mission from 22-26 March 2004. He discussed the progress of the project including current work plans and activities. The feasibility of borehole technology for spent sealed sources was also discussed and for this purpose he conducted a seminar on the said technology. The mission local counterparts were Ms. Eulinia Valdezco, NRLSD Chief and Ms. Marvie Palattao, Senior Science Research Specialist.

Mr. Graham Smith, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) expert on licensing and regulations for the TC Project, "Site Selection and Conceptual Design of a Near Surface Disposal Facility for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste in the Philippines", visited PNRI from 29 March - 2 April 2004. After discussions and review of the project, he recommended appropriate regulations, guides and criteria for waste disposal; and helped develop a procedure for evaluating license applications and guidelines for performance assessment modeling. He also conducted a seminar on licensing and regulations on radioactive waste disposal. The mission local counterparts were Ms. Eulinia Valdezco, NRLSD Chief and Ms. Marvie Palattao, Senior Science Research Specialist.