IAEA: Uzbekistan is ready to build its first nuclear power plant
Uzbekistan has made significant progress in the development of its nuclear power infrastructure," said Milko Kovachev, head of the IAEA's Nuclear Infrastructure Development Section as the organisation’s delegation has concluded its 12-day trip to Uzbekistan. Adding to him, the country's nuclear power program enjoys strong government support.
A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency conducted a comprehensive assessment of infrastructure development for the nuclear power program and concluded that everything was going according to plan and in compliance with all regulatory requirements.
Uzbekistan is preparing to build its first nuclear power plant and has already selected a site for its construction. The group made recommendations and suggestions aimed at helping Uzbekistan to prepare for the construction of its first nuclear power plant.