Russian Charge D’Affaires Visits NAEC
Charge D’Affaires of the Russian Embassy in Nigeria, Mr. Valery Shaposhnikuv on Wednesday, 2nd June 2021 visited the Commission. He was received by the Ag. Chairman, NAEC Prof Yusuf Ahmed who briefed him on the collaboration between the two countries on Nigeria’s nuclear energy programme. Also discussed were preparations towards the visit of the delegation from the Russian Federation on the strategic partnership between the two countries on Nigeria’s NPP which is expected hold in July 2021.
The proposed visit is aimed at further discussions on Inter- Governmental Agreement(IGAs) signed between the Federal Government and the Russian Federation which include:
1) 2009: Cooperation on the development of nuclear energy for peaceful use
2) 2012: Cooperation on the design, construction, operation and decommissioning of NPP in the Federal Republic of Nigeria and
3) 2016: Construction of Multi- Purpose Research Reactor(MPRR) complex.