Saudi Arabia To Develop Nuclear Power Programme: Minister

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia aims to take advantage of its uranium resources, to develop its nuclear power programme, Saudi energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud, revealed yesterday.

During the International Mining Conference in Riyadh, he highlighted the importance of energy flexibility, to face the transition to clean energy, Al Arabiya News reported.

The minister said that, the kingdom wants to benefit from nuclear technology, to diversify its energy mix.

“We do have a huge amount of uranium resource, which we would like to exploit, and we will be doing it in the most transparent way,” he said.

 

Source: Nam News Network

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