A meeting was held with the President of the transition period of the Republic of Mali, Assimi Goïta.
A delegation from ROSATOM led by the Deputy Director General for International Relations, Nikolay Spassky, visited the Republic of Mali on July 2-3, 2024. The delegation included the Director General of JSC NovaWind, a subsidiary company (wind power division) of ROSATOM, Grigory Nazarov.
A meeting took place with the President of the Transition Period of the Republic of Mali, Assimi Goïta. Nikolay Spassky informed the President in detail about the progress of the main cooperation projects being implemented in the republic through the Rosatom State Corporation.
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Detailed negotiations were also held with the ministerial delegation of the Republic of Mali led by the Minister of Economy and Finance Alousséni Sanou. In particular, projects in the fields of solar generation and geological exploration were discussed in detail. Particular attention was given to the prospect of launching a strategic project to build a Russian-designed low-power nuclear power plant in Mali.
As a result of the negotiations, three memorandums were signed. Documents on cooperation in the field of development of nuclear infrastructure and on forming a positive public opinion were signed with Bintou Camara, Minister of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Mali. Bourema Kansaye, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Republic of Mali signed a memorandum about cooperation in the field of personnel training.
The parties agreed to continue maintaining close contacts and periodically coordinate positions as joint work progresses.