Egypt Independent

Govt to seek legal counsel for nuclear contracts

The Cabinet has approved a request by the Electricity and Energy Ministry to assign an international legal adviser to be referred to in the government’s contracts with nuclear technology exporters, Al-Masry Al-Youm
In its meeting on Wednesday, the Cabinet reviewed the names of several international consultancy firms which could be relied on when reviewing contracts related to the construction of electricity-generating nuclear stations.
Egypt and Russia are scheduled to sign this week a deal for the construction of a 1,200 megawatt electricity-generating, nuclear-powered plant in Dabaa, west of Egypt, daily newspaper Al Borsa reported Monday
In February, presidents Vladimir Putin and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi announced they would cooperate in this field at a joint news conference in the Egyptian capital, signing an agreement on collaboration.