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Paks 2 Minister Meets Rosatom Heads in Sochi

Hungary Today 2018.05.15.

János Süli, Hungary’s minister without portfolio in charge of the upgrade of the Paks nuclear power plant, met the heads of Russia’s Rosatom, the general contractor for the project, in Sochi.

The sides reviewed work that has been completed recently in the framework of the Paks II investment and weighed the most important tasks for this year, Süli told Hungarian journalists after the meeting. Among these tasks will be the submission of the application for the implementation permit, which will contains some 3,000 pages, including attachments, he added.

Some 80 facilities must be built to support the construction, Süli said. Plans for these are being drawn up, permits acquired and contracts signed with construction companies, he added. The Paks project is on schedule and there is a real chance the new blocks will go online in 2026 and 2027, Süli said.

Süli is in Sochi for the international trade show Atomexpo 2018.



image via Soós Lajos/ MTI