Middle East Economic Survey


No 49



Salehi Says Loading Of Nuclear Fuel At Bushehr Completed

Ali Salehi, Director of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO), told reporters on 1 December that the last phase of loading fuel rods into the core of the reactor at the Bushehr nuclear power plant has been completed. The 130-ton lid of the reactor has been sealed, said Mr Salehi, who noted that this phase is the most important operational work of the plant. He said he...