It is reported that a group of representatives of the International Atomic Energy Agency came to Sri Lanka today (12) to give advice on how to prepare the nuclear energy law in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board Chairman Professor S. R. D. Rosa says the group will support the drafting of Sri Lanka’s new technical energy law.
The Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation or ROSATOM has proposed to build a nuclear power plant with a capacity of 300 MW in partnership with Sri Lanka.
Addressing the St. Petersburg International Economic Conference, the CEO of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation, Alex Likhachev, said that he hopes to sign legal agreements with his company this year to build nuclear power plants together with several countries including Sri Lanka.
Accordingly, it is reported that five representatives, including Anthony Wetherall, head of the nuclear and treaty law division of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s legal affairs office, have arrived in Sri Lanka today to give advice on how to prepare the nuclear energy law in Sri Lanka.