Jordan picks Kepco for nuke plant study
Amman, January 4, 2009
Jordan has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) to carry out a feasibility study for one of Jordan's first nuclear power plants.
Kepco is an integrated electric utility company engaged in the transmission and distribution of electricity in Korea.
Under the deal, Kepco will set up a joint working committee with the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission.
Jordan's King Abdullah signed the deal on December 1 during a visit to South Korea.
It follows the signing of two agreements covering nuclear co-operation between China and Jordan in late November. China will help Jordan enrich uranium.-TradeArabia News Service