India to receive uranium from Kazakhstan
NEW DELHI. May 12. KAZINFORM India could soon receive up to 2500 tonnes of uranium from Kazakhstan as an agreement in this regard is set to be signed between the two sides by the month-end, Kazinform refers to Press Trust of India. Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and Kazatomprom are holding talks and a contract for supply of uranium is expected to be signed by the end of this month, Kazakh Ambassador Kairat Umarov told PTI here. The fuel will be meant for the existing nuclear plants that are under IAEA safeguards, he said. On the quantity of uranium to be supplied under the contract, Umarov said he was not aware as the companies were dealing with the issue directly, Kazinform cites Press Trust of India. See www.ptinews.com for full version.