Middle East Economic Survey


No 15



20GW Nuclear Power Capacity Expansion Approved By Majlis

Irans Majlis (parliament) has added to the controversy over the countrys nuclear program by voting in favor of a massive expansion of its plans to build nuclear power plants. Kamal Daneshyar, Head of the Majlis Energy Commission, said on 29 March: The Majlis has ratified a proposal by the parliamentary energy commission for the construction of 20 new nuclear power plants with a...