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Ministry of Fuel and Energy: Meeting of president of Energoatom company Yurii Nedashkovskyi with Ambassador of Egypt Yasser Atef takes place
06.08.2009 | 18:02
Press service of Ministry of Fuel and Energy

The president of Energoatom company Yurii Nedashkovskyi and Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Egypt to Ukraine Yasser Atef have discussed cooperation prospects in nuclear energy area.

Mr. Yasser Atef briefed on the plans of development of energy branch of Egypt. According to him, through reduction of stores of organic fuel the state is planning to increase a share of non-traditional energy sources by 2015, including nuclear, up to 20% in general energy balance.

Use of nuclear energy will afford to Egypt to ensure all the needs in electrical energy under conditions of population growth and economic development, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Egypt to Ukraine explained.

Mr. Yasser Atef concerned with prospects of development of nuclear energy of our country and experience of international cooperation in this area.

The president of Energoatom company Yurii Nedashkovskyi told about the plans of development of Ukrainian nuclear energy. He underlined Ukraine possesses highly-developed scientific-technical base, enterprises of energy machine-building, a cutting edge system of training personnel of nuclear power stations etc.

We wont be able to share with Egypt all nuclear technologies as Ukraine doesnt possess them. However, our specialists can provide consultative and methodic support and assistance in the issues of training staff for nuclear industry, building and exploitation of nuclear power stations, Yurii Nedashkovskyi said.

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