El Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant - File Photo
CAIRO – 20 May 2018: An official from Rosatom revealed to Al Shorouk newspaper Saturday that the Russian Nuclear Company will send a delegation to the Egyptian city of El Dabaa after the upcoming Eid al Fitr vacation. The visit targets to hold a social discussion with the locals in the city, according to the newspaper.
“The company seeks to be introduced to the locals’ opinions on the construction of the expected nuclear power Plant, the delegation aims to understand the point of views raised by power stations built under its supervision in several states,” added the Rosatom official’s press statement.
This will be the delegation’s second visit to El Dabaa city during the current year. The company is set to provide the nuclear station project with the needed logistics, estimated to cost US$ 30bn.
An official from the Egyptian Nuclear Plants Authority told Al Shorouk that some items in the project are still under negotiation with the Russian Company of Rosatom.
“The Egyptian Nuclear Authority signed a preliminary agreement with Rosatom in order the latter oversees the construction process of the Nuclear power station in El Dabaa,” added the Egyptian official in press statements to Al Shorouk.
Egyptian Minister of Electricity, Mohammed Shaker, has previously stated that El Dabaa power station is being built according to the latest international safety measures. The Egyptian State negotiated with American, Korean, Japanese and Chinese nuclear companies before choosing the Russian Rosatom.