Work on Russian-assisted nuclear power plant in Vietnam to begin in 2023

Russia’s Rosatom is acting as a partner in the Ninh Thuan 1 nuclear power plant in Vietnam.

Russia’s Rosatom is acting as a partner in the Ninh Thuan 1 nuclear power plant in Vietnam.

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The Ninh Thuan 1 plant will attain criticality by 2028.

Construction of the first nuclear power plant in Vietnam with Russia’s participation will start on track in 2022-2023, Director General of the Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency Hoang Anh Tuan told Vietnamnet news portal on July 14.

“The schedule is still set for 2028,” Tuan said. Construction will begin in 2022 or 2023, he added.

Such a timeframe is indicated in the revised master plan of Vietnam’s energy sector development, the official said.

Russia’s Rosatom is acting as a partner in the Ninh Thuan 1 nuclear power plant in Vietnam.

First published by TASS

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