Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum: The First Nuclear Power Plant In The Arab World Started Operating In The UAE
The Prime Minister, Vice-President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, announced the launch of the first nuclear power plant in the Arab world, located on the territory of this country.
"We announce the success of the UAE in launching the first peaceful nuclear reactor in the Arab world, the Baraka nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi," he wrote on his Twitter page on Saturday." a Group of workers loaded nuclear fuel and successfully completed complex tests."
Al Maktoum added that the goal of the UAE is "to put into operation four nuclear power plants that will provide a quarter of the state's electricity needs in a safe, reliable and non-polluting way."
In mid-February, the UAE News Agency reported that the Emirati nuclear regulatory Agency issued a license to Nawah Energy Company to operate the first block of the Baraka nuclear power plant.