Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 9

3-March-2008

TURKEY

Turkey Postpones Nuclear Power Tender

Turkey on 21 February postponed the opening of a tender, scheduled for that day, for the construction of a nuclear power station near Akkuyu on the southern Mediterranean coast (MEES, 18 February). The Ministry of Energy said the opening was being delayed pending a reply from a government auditing agency on the tenders technical details. Turkey plans to build three nuclear generating facilities, with...