UAE, France strengthen cooperation in nuclear and radiological aspects

UAE, France strengthen cooperation in nuclear and radiological aspects

WAM: The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) and the French Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) have renewed the Implementing Agreement to continue their collaboration on research and development in the field of nuclear safety, radiation protection, emergency response, knowledge management among other aspects.

FANR, Khalifa University and IRSN also signed an agreement on research and development in the nuclear sector. The agreement is to study the movements of radionuclides in the environment.

This came during a visit by IRSN delegation, which is a part of an overarching nuclear cooperation agreement signed in 2008 between the United Arab Emirates and the Republic of France.