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E3: Pakistan
Pages 159-160

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... The Pakistan Biosafety Rules, 2005, which concerns genetically modified organisms, established the following entities: • The National Biosafety Committee whose responsibilities (related to genetically modified organisms) include establishing procedures and standards for risk-assessments, facilitating the exchange of technical advice, developing guidelines for assessing biohazards, informing individuals engaged in genetic manipulations about new biosafety guidelines, coordinating efforts to prepare for biological emergencies, and certifying and inspecting laboratories that intend to perform high-risk work.
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... ? In his December 6, 2010 address to the BWC Meeting of the States Parties, Ambassador Zamir Akram stated that, "The subject of Biosafety has been incorporated in the curricula of relevant university disciplines." The Pakistan Biosafety Rules 2005 require an organization involved in bio-technology or genetic manipulation to designate a Biosafety Officer.

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