Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 33

18-Aug-2008

IRAN

Bushehr Nuclear Plant Start-Up Work Expected To Begin In 4Q08

Preparatory operations for the start-up of the 1gw Bushehr nuclear power plant are expected to begin in 4Q08, Iranian Vice-President Gholamreza Aghazadeh, also head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO), told the IRNA news agency on 8 August. The long-delayed plant is being built by Russian companies, which have delivered 82 tons of fuel in readiness for commissioning...