Egypt minister of electricity to address UN Nuclear power agency general meeting in Vienna

Ahram Online , Sunday 17 Sep 2017

Minister Mohamed Shaker
Minister Mohamed Shaker of electricity and renewable energy (Al-Ahram Arabic website)

Egypt's Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker headed on Sunday to Vienna as head of an Egyptian delegation attending the 61st International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Meeting, which will kick off on Monday.

Shaker will deliver an address that will discuss the country's plan to build its first-ever nuclear power plant in Dabaa and the procedures taken to secure the project, according to Ahram Arabic website.

The delegation will include representatives from a number of ministries and agencies including the foreign ministry and the Nuclear Energy Agency.

The Egyptian delegation will also stress Egypt's position on ridding the Middle East of weapons of mass destruction, according to Al-Ahram Arabic website.

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