Delegation of Rostechnadzor visited Egypt
The delegation of Rostechnadzor headed by Deputy Chairman Alexey Ferapontov visited Cairo, Egypt, on July 26 to 28, 2015.
The main purpose of the working visit was to hold the first interagency meeting between the management of the Russian and Egyptian regulatory bodies, and a meeting with the Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Dr. Mohamed Shaker El-Markabi.
During the meeting, Mr. Ferapontov acquainted his Egyptian colleagues with the Russian system of nuclear and radiation safety regulation and the Russian legal and regulatory framework in the field of the use of atomic energy.
Considering the prospective development of nuclear energy in Egypt, the parties discussed their future interagency cooperation aimed at sharing experience and knowledge in the area of nuclear and radiation safety regulation, as well as the progress in preparing the Memorandum of Understanding between Rostechnadzor and Egypt's Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority for signing.