Chairman of CAEA met with President of AREVA
  • Updated:2006-04-05
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[CAEA net news] In the afternoon of March 27, 2006, Mr.Sun Qin, Vice Minister of COSTIND and Chairman of CAEA, met with Madam Anne Lauvergeon, President of  AREVA. Both sides exchanged views on Sino-French nuclear cooperation and relevant issues. 

Mr. Sun affirmed the nuclear cooperative achievements under the China-France framework in the past over two decades and appreciated the endeavor and contribution of AREVA in China’ s nuclear energy development. As the newly appointed Chairman of CAEA, he said, he would continuously promote bilateral nuclear cooperation in order to make more achievements in the future. Addressing the 3rd nuclear technology bidding process, he hoped AREVA could offer more competitive solution in terms of technology transfer, commercial condition and etc. 

Madam Lauvergeon introduced the latest situation of AREVA’s participation in 3rd generation technology bidding and indicated the firmly and strong support of French government to the AREVA’s effort . In comparison with its competitors, AREVA put forward a solution with lower risk and less cost and more preferential condition of technology transfer.  He said that France treasured the bilateral relationship between two nuclear industries built in the more than 20 years and would like to expand the current cooperation to much wider areas including nuclear fuel cycles.  (Article/photo by Gu Xinping)