FANR sings a Cooperation Agreement with French Regulator

The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) and the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) signed an Agreement recently to exchange technical information and cooperation with regards to the regulation of nuclear safety and radiation protection. The signing ceremony took place at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, on 16 May 2012.

This Agreement was signed by Ambassador Hamad Alkaabi, the UAE Permanent Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and member of FANR Board of Management, and Mr Andre-Claude Lacoste, ASN Chairman, in the presence of senior officials from both organisations.
Both parties agreed to cooperate to exchange experts and technical regulatory information related to radiation protection and the safety of nuclear facilities and activities in accordance with the laws in their countries, in addition to the regulations and policy directives as set forth by the said authorities.
This Agreement highlights the extensive collaboration between FANR and international organisations to achieve the goals of the UAE’s Policy on the peaceful uses of Nuclear Energy to enter into partnerships with governments and firms of responsible nations.