Ninh Thuan (VNA) – The atomic energy sector, the attitude of the society to atomic energy and Ninh Thuan’s future socio-economic developments are being discussed at a forum in central coastal Ninh Thuan province.

At the two-day forum that opened on April 13, Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Kovtun Andrei Grigorievich spoke of the importance of the forum for Vietnam and the State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom of Russia, as well as Vietnam-Russia cooperation in building the first nuclear power plant in Ninh Thuan province.

The forum will help broaden constructive dialogues between Russian and Vietnamese partners in ensuring radiation and nuclear safety, he added.

Russia will be totally responsible for the safety of nuclear power plants inside its territory but also in other nuclear power plant projects in which it is involved, stressed the diplomat.

Director for Rosatom State Corporation Programmes Boyarkin Sergey Alexandrovich said that the corporation has built 66 units in 12 countries, confirming that Russia will use the safest technology in building the Ninh Thuan nuclear power plant 1.

Rosatom experts gave a detailed explanation of the plant’s location in case of quakes and tsunamis.
At the two-day forum, Rosatom will introduce its experiences in building nuclear power plants in Russia and policies to assist personnel training for Vietnam’s atomic energy sector./.