Uzbekistan, India enhance cooperation in nuclear energy field
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 22
By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:
Uzbekistan and India considered issues on the use of advanced nuclear technologies in the processing of fruits and vegetables in the agricultural industry of Uzbekistan, Trend reports with reference to uzdaily.uz information agency.
On September 21, 2020, a memorandum of understanding was signed on training and advanced training between the Uzatom Agency for the Development of Nuclear Energy under the Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan and the Global Center for Nuclear Energy Partnership under the Department of Atomic Energy of India (GCNEP).
The meeting was attended by the General Director of the Uzatom Agency Jurabek Mirzamakhmudov, Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission Kamlesh Nilkanth Vyas.
The meeting participants emphasized the importance of the visit of the delegation of Uzbekistan on February 16-19, 2020 to India for a detailed study of the practice of building a nuclear power plant and the establishment of close cooperation between the two countries.
Emphasizing that singing of the memorandum is a logical continuation of the previous agreements, the parties focused on the discussion of issues of bilateral mutually beneficial cooperation in the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes.
Parties discussed issues of exchange of experience and information in the field of nuclear energy, advanced training of specialists, holding meetings, scientific conferences, seminars, training, and the symposium in this area.
In addition, the parties comprehensively exchanged views on the importance of countries actively supporting each other in the difficult conditions of the spread of the pandemic.
The signed Memorandum of Understanding includes points of cooperation in the field of nuclear system, radiation, industrial, fire, and environmental safety and physical protection, research in the field of radiation safety, advanced nuclear energy systems, nuclear safety, and safety analysis, the use of radioisotopes and radiation technologies, radiation protection and radiation monitoring of the environment, personnel development, nuclear power plant waste management, metrological support in the field of radiation safety, and other areas.
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