15:13 / 25.11.2019
IAEA to evaluate plans for the NPP construction in Uzbekistan 
Photo: Hassan Paidoev

Next year, inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will check how the NPP construction in Belarus is going and evaluate the plans for the construction of a nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan.

This was announced by the acting director of the IAEA Cornel Feruta, the UN news service reports.

In April this year, Uzbekistan sent an official request to conduct a mission to comprehensively review nuclear infrastructure in 2020 to assess the state of development of the nuclear energy program.

“The IAEA has officially confirmed the holding of a mission, as well as a seminar on preparing Uzbek specialists for this mission,” UzAtom agency reported earlier to Kun.uz.

With the assistance of IAEA employees, a technical cooperation program has been developed with an organization to increase personnel potential and create nuclear infrastructure as part of the project to build the first NPP in Uzbekistan in 2020-2021.

This program covers such activities as ensuring the participation of Uzbek specialists in training-seminars in 2020-2021 in foreign countries on topics related to the NPP construction project.

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