Bilateral Relations

Russia began construction of the second power unit of the El-Dabaa NPP in Egypt


The ceremony of pouring concrete at the second power unit of the El-Dabaa nuclear power plant (NPP) in Egypt took place on Saturday, Alexander Korchagin, senior vice-president of Atomstroyexport engineering division of Russia’s civilian nuclear power corporation Rosatom, told TASS on Saturday.

“Today we have made another consistent and important step – the construction of the second power unit has switched to the basic stage. Simultaneously, work is underway to obtain permissions for building the third and fourth power units in order to proceed to the basic stage of the construction of the entire station,” he said.

As the Atomstroyexport executive stressed, “the agreed and organized joint work of the customer (Egypt’s Nuclear Power Plants Authority) makes it possible to achieve success and predictability in implementing the project of the NPP construction.”

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