Turkish company agrees to help Tanzania develop nuclear technology

A Turkish company has expressed interest in investing in nuclear energy to enable Tanzania have access to the technology, reports Tanzania’s The Guardian newspaper.

That, Atomtek Nuclear Energy Company has agreed to work with the Tanzanian government in radiation safety, management and monitoring at airports, ports and within the country and help in protecting people from the hazards of nuclear energy. 

President of Atomtek Nuclear Energy, Ibrahim Kuzu said the company provides professional consultancy in radiation security and nuclear security, in line with regulations and legislation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), he said.
“Tanzania is among African countries with good systems which allow us to invest. Therefore the project is going to be implemented by the government through the TAEC and Science students at the Nelson Mandela University and will combine both business as well as education” 
he said.

Atomtek Nuclear Energy Public Relations Officer Yusuph Mjema said the project will begin next July and will cost USD $90 million. ...Read more (The Guardian)