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An envoy of 117 UAE’s overseas diplomats visited the Barakah nuclear energy plant and took a tour of the project
The delegation was welcomed by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) during the tour of the project, which included a briefing on the UAE’s Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program and the latest construction and commissioning milestones.
The UAE Ambassadors and Heads of Missions Abroad were hosted by ENEC CEO, Mohamed Al Hammadi, acting CEO of Nawah Energy Company, Mohammed Sahoo Al Suwaidi, Barakah One Company CEO, Nasser Al Nasseri, ENECs deputy CEO Ahmed Al Rumaithi and other senior management.
During their visit, the delegation was briefed on the latest developments of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, including construction progress, the next stages of testing and commissioning and plans for operational readiness. The Barakah plant is considered the world’s largest new build nuclear energy construction site, with four reactors being constructed simultaneously.
The Ambassadors stated that this project marks one of the greatest achievements undertaken by the UAE in the field of technology and nuclear energy, which will eventually have a vital and critical role for the long-term stability of the UAE’s energy generation and strengthening the UAE’s position on both regional and international levels.