Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has been appointed to chair a steering board on nuclear energy human resource development in preparation for the construction of nuclear energy plants.

The board was established under a decision signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on June 20. Minister of Education and Training Pham Vu Luan is the board’s Deputy Head.

The board has been assigned with a task to conduct research and submit to the Prime Minister orientations and measures to deal with major issues on nuclear energy human resources development.

Other tasks include examination and evaluation of the execution of a project to train 3,000 workers for nuclear energy plants by 2020, including 2,400 engineers and 350 master degree or doctorate holders in nuclear energy./.