Khartoum, 21 December – Rusatom Overseas (a company of ROSATOM) and the Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity of the Republic of the Sudan signed an agreement on the development of NPP construction project in Sudan. The document was signed by Musa Omer Abu Elgasim, Deputy Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity of the Republic of the Sudan, and Dmitry Bazhenov, Head of Business Development at Rusatom Overseas.
The feasibility study for the NPP construction project envisages site screening and establishment of key project parameters including technology, capacity, configuration, deadlines and project’ stages, as well as the financing scheme.
“Nuclear technology development will allow Sudan to cope with a problem of energy security in the Republic. This is a large-scale project that has a strategic meaning and determines the character of relations between our countries for a long period”, pointed out Dmitry Bazhenov.
The Government of the Republic of the Sudan and the Government of the Russian Federation signed an agreement on peaceful uses of atomic energy in Sochi, on 24 November, 2017, during the visit of Omar al-Bashir, President of the Republic of Sudan, to Russia.