Egypt to help Jordan set up atomic agency

Published June 10th, 2001 - 02:00 GMT

Egypt and Jordan will soon be cooperating in the nuclear energy field. Egypt’s minister of electricity and energy, Ali Al-Saedi, announced on Wednesday, June 6, that Egyptian Nuclear Energy Agency experts will assist their counterparts in Jordan to establish a Jordanian Atomic Agency. 


According to Al-Saedi, the main purpose of the new Jordanian agency will be to train the technical staff necessary to carry out radiological detection and survey operations.  


Jordan already has an atomic research reactor, which it received from China. – (MENA Report) 

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