Rosatom Head Hails Professionalism Of Armenian NPP StaffFeb 8th, 2012 | Category: Economy
By Vigen Margaryan
YEREVAN, February 8 — Armenian President Serje Sarkisian met with Rosatom corporation director Sergei Kiriyenko on February 7.
During the meeting the two sides focused on issues related to development of Armenian-Russian cooperation and attached importance to the collaboration in the framework of construction of the new power unit in the Republic of Armenia.
Mr. Kiriyenko briefed the Armenian President on his visit to Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant during which he familiarized himself with its operation and the territory meant for the construction of the new power unit.
“Operation of Armenian Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources is open to IAEA, EU and the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO). That’s a proper approach from the perspective of NPP ongoing operation, as well construction of a new one,” Kiriyenko said, hailing the professionalism of Armenian NPP staff.
Upon completion of the meeting, the Armenian President awarded Sergei Kiriyenko with order of honor for his contribution to the development of Armenian-Russian relations in economic field.