January 18, 2011, Washington D.C: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) congratulates Vijay Sazawal on his appointment to the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC). Vijay Sazawal is a renowned atomic industry expert who was involved in the Track-2 discussions during the negotiation of the 123 Agreement between U.S and India.


Mr. Sazawal has been appointed for a two year term and will advise U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and the Department of Commerce on trade issues facing the civil nuclear industry in the U.S.  Vijay Sazawal is also the Director of Government Programs of U.S. Enrichment Corporation (USEC) Inc. For over three decades he has been involved in the promotion of U.S. nuclear exports and provides advice to U.S. nuclear companies on nuclear export controls. He is also a member of the American Centrifuge Project, the American Academy of Mechanics, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Nuclear Society.


USINPAC Chairman, Sanjay Puri, congratulated Vijay Sazawal and said, “Mr. Sazawal’s appointment to CINTAC is not only a proud moment for the Indian-American community, but also holds great value for the U.S. nuclear industry. Mr. Sazawal’s contribution to the 123 Agreement and the promotion of U.S. nuclear exports to important nuclear markets across the world are exemplary, and we are confident that CINTAC will benefit significantly from his experience and expert advice. We hope that his appointment will help further improve the nuclear trade between India and U.S. “


CINTAC was established in 2008 to advice on “development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of civil nuclear goods and services.”

About USINPAC: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) is a bi-partisan non-profit organization and the voice of 2.7 million Indian-Americans. It works to impact policy on issues of concern to the Indian-American community in the US. We also provide bipartisan support to candidates for federal, state and local office who support the issues that are important to the Indian-American community. For more information visit us at http://www.usinpac.com     


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