UAE launches Arab world’s first nuclear power plant ‘Barakah’

08:47 PM | 1 Aug, 2020
UAE launches Arab world’s first nuclear power plant ‘Barakah’
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DUBAI - The United Arab Emirates has announced the start up of its Barakah nuclear power plant, a first for the Arab world.

The country's representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Hamad Alkaabi in a tweet said this is a historic milestone with a vision to deliver a new form of clean energy for the nation.

The UAE premier and ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, tweeted that work at Barakah has succeeded in loading nuclear fuel packages, carrying out comprehensive tests and successfully completing the operation.