Ankara to host conference on nuclear energy on Wednesday
The Turkish energy ministry and the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will jointly organize a conference on nuclear energy in capital Ankara on February 9, Anadolu News Agency reported.
The conference on "nuclear energy's entry into the Turkish energy system" would be held within the scope of NEA Director-General Luis Echavarri's formal visit to Turkey, officials told AA on Monday.
The conference will take place at the Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK) headquarters.
Aside from Echavarri, Turkish Energy & Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz, TAEK's President Zafer Alper and several other officials and academicians are expected to attend the gathering.
NEA is a specialised agency within the OECD, an intergovernmental organisation of industrialised countries, based in Paris, France.
The mission of the NEA is to assist its member countries in maintaining and further developing, through international cooperation, the scientific, technological and legal bases required for the safe, environmentally friendly and economical use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.