Its board of directors discussed the role of the supervisory body and the inspection program

"Federal Nuclear Regulatory Authority" briefed on the developments of "Barakah"

The Board of Directors of the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation during its meeting recently.

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The Board of Directors of the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, during its meeting, was recently briefed on the latest developments related to the four units of the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant.

The council discussed the role of the supervisory authority, the inspection program applied in the “first” and “second” units of the station, and the developments of the testing plan conducted for the second unit, since the issuance of the operating license for it last March.

The authority carries out inspections around the clock, through its inspectors residing at the station, and sends other inspectors to ensure the completion of various tests in accordance with the regulatory requirements.

Council members discussed the authority’s participation in international projects to support its monitoring functions, such as the research project of the Nuclear Energy Agency of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which consists of a database that collects information on the operations of nuclear power plants to ensure their safety, where the results of this project support the monitoring functions of the plant Research programs and studies.

The Council was also briefed on the results of cooperation with national and international partners and the extension of this cooperation, as this included extending the period of cooperation between the Authority and the International Commission for Radiological Protection, to benefit from the various bonds of cooperation that began in 2013. The agreement with the Commission aims to strengthen cooperation in the field of safety Radiation, by holding joint technical meetings, implementing joint research projects, scientific visits and educational activities.

The Board of Directors also agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Planning and Development - (Trakhees), the regulatory arm of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation in Dubai, which aims to establish a general framework for the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation to obtain information in the trade licenses register at Trakhees, which It relates to the activities of companies operating in Dubai, which work in materials subject to the control of the authority, as well as promoting cooperation activities in the areas of licensing, awareness and research.

• Establishing a general framework for the authority to obtain information in the Trakhees register.

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