IRDP Support to VARANS in Vietnam

July 26th, 2013 — 

On July 17-19, 2013 Kirk Foggie (NRC/OIP) and David Squarer (AdSTM) attended the Technical Conference Commemorating the 10th Anniversary on the State Management of Radiation and Nuclear Safety in Vietnam and the 1st Nuclear Regulatory Conference. In addition, they discussed future IRDP support to VARANS, and explored the status and schedule for the new nuclear power program in Vietnam. Mr. Foggie delivered a welcome speech for the US NRC that included a verbatim welcome message from Chairman Mcfarlane. The Minister of Science and Technology of MOST presented Mr. Foggie with a “Medal for the Cause of Science and Technology” and a certificate of appreciation in recognition of the support provided to Vietnam by the US NRC’s IRDP.