New Education Center Of Armenian Atomic Plant Opens


Sep 10, 2008

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 10, ARMENPRESS: The opening ceremony of the new
education center of the Armenian atomic power plant took place today
with the participation of Armenian Energy and Natural Resources
Minister Armen Movsisian, U.S. charge d’affaires Joseph Pennington
and other officials.

A. Movsisian underscored the necessity of high level of preparedness
of the staff of the plant and noted that preparing the staff in
the education center and their training will give an opportunity to
increase the level of security of the work of the plant. According
to him, the construction of the education center both financially
and technically was supported by the U.S. government.

On his part Joseph Pennington said he is proud that the U.S. side
managed to support in the establishment of the center. He highly
assessed the cooperation with the Armenian side, noting that
they expect new developments and wait construction of the new
plant. J. Pennington also expressed assurance that close cooperation
with the Armenian side in energy security sphere will continue.

Director of the atomic power plant Gagik Markosian noted that graduates
of Yerevan State University, Armenian State Architectural University
and other higher educational establishments may train in the center
and afterwards work in the plant.

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