24 November 2022
Myanmar delegation led by Union Minister for Electric Power U Thaung Han and Union Minister for Science and Technology Dr Myo Thein Kyaw, attended the second day of XII International Forum ATOMEXPO 2022 in Sochi of Russia Federation on 22nd November.
Together with the attendees, the Union Ministers and party, viewed the displays of nuclear-powered plants, nuclear medicines, safety suits and equipment for Research Reactors. It was followed by signing of MOU between Rosatom Company of Russia and the Ministry of Electric Power of Myanmar to conduct feasibility studies for construction of power plant with the use of nuclear energy in peaceful purpose.
Union Minister U Thaung Han later joined the Plenary Session and made discussion with the title “Nuclear Spring: Creating Sustainable Future”. The Union Minister discussed that Myanmar is making strenuous efforts for cent percent coverage of electricity in the entire nation by 2030, and called for cooperation and investments in electric power and industrial works of the country.
The Union Ministers also held an informal discussion with the Deputy Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency. Union Minister Dr Myo Thein Kyaw also attended the Plenary Session for Floating Nuclear Power Plant, and exchanged views on fulfilling the demands of global energy needs. The Union Minister also met with the Vice Chairman of Russian Academy of Science and discussed matters on cooperation for human resource development.
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