Bulgarian Govt to Vote Wednesday on 7th Unit of Kozloduy NPP

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Bulgaria: Bulgarian Govt to Vote Wednesday on 7th Unit of Kozloduy NPP Prime Minister Boyko Borisov expects the proposal to build a seventh unit at the Kozlduy NPP to be approved. Photo by BGNES

Bulgaria's Council of Ministers will vote Wednesday on the decision for the construction of a seventh unit at the Kozloduy NPP.

The proposal is expected to be approved, following a recent statement of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

The government plans to mount the nuclear reactor earmarked for the Belene NPP as a seventh unit at the Kozloduy NPP and to build a gas power plant on the site of the scrapped Belene NPP project.

The Cabinet will also vote on the action plan related to the preparation for an inspection of a team of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

The IAEA team will visit the Kozloduy NPP in the period from November 26 to December 13 to estimate the exploitation safety of units 5 and 6.

The ministers will also review a report on Bulgaria's accession to the Open Government Partnership and will vote on an action plant for the accession.

The Council of Ministers will also approve a report provided by Labor Minister Totyu Mladenov on the implementation of the 2011 national action plan for encouraging equal treatment of men and women.

The government will also vote on a budget forecast for the period 2013-2015.

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