India to assist Uzbekistan in developing its nuclear infrastructure
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 18
By Ilkin Seyfaddini – Trend:
The Indian authorities have discussed with the delegation of the Uzbek company Uzatom the possibilities of joint training of personnel, provision of consulting services by the Indian side in the design and construction of nuclear power plants in Uzbekistan, Trend reports with reference to Uzatom company.
Indian authorities want to support the development of Uzbekistan's nuclear infrastructure, the report said.
A delegation from Uzatom recently visited Delhi, where it held talks with the chairman of the Department of Atomic Energy in India's Government Shri K. N. Vyas on cooperation in the peaceful use of atoms.
The Indian side emphasized the great interest in participating in the development of the national nuclear infrastructure of the Republic of Uzbekistan and assured of the full support of Uzbekistan, which is a long-standing partner of India, the report says.
It is also known that the delegation of Uzatom discussed opportunities for joint training of personnel, provision of consulting services by the Indian side in the design and construction of nuclear power plants in Uzbekistan.
Russia and Uzbekistan signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the construction of a nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan back in September 2018. A complex of two "3+" generation units with reactor capacity of 1.2 GW will be erected in Uzbekistan.
NPP will be located near Tuzkan lake in Jizzak district, and engineering and survey works are currently underway in this area.