- Minister Joo visits UAE nuclear power plant construction site 2016-10-21
Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Joo Hyunghwan (center) visited the Barakah nuclear power plant complex in the United Arab Emirates on Oct 19 to encourage the dispatched Korean workers at the site.
Korea has been building four APR-1400 nuclear reactors with home-grown technology within the complex since 2012. This is the first nuclear power plant in UAE.
The minister checked the status of construction entering the final stage and urged the construction be carried out with safety of the workers and on time.
In addition to the site visit, during his three-day stay, the Minister will meet with UAE's high-ranking officials including chairman of the UAE Executive Affairs Authority to discuss ways to bolster bilateral cooperation in energy sectors.