CERN legally consults its Associate Membership to Pakistan [ Current Affairs ]

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About CERN: The European Organization for Nuclear Research known as CERN (European Council for Nuclear Research) is a European research organization. Its work is to operate the largest particle physics laboratory in the world.

  • It was established in 1954, the organization is in a northwest area of Geneva on the Franco–Swiss border.
  • It has 22 members’ states.
  • Israel is the first and only non-European country granted full membership.
  • It’s mainly provided the particle accelerators and other infrastructure which are needed for high-energy physics research.

About Consult to Pakistan:

  • Pakistan was legally consulted Associate Membership status by CERN.
  • Pakistan Get this membership after formally completed the required internal agreement process.
  • With this membership, Pakistan became the first Asian country which becomes member of CERN.
  • This membership will open a new period of scientific cooperation between CERN and Pakistani scientific community.

- Published on: August 3, 2015