Iran Begins Construction Of New Nuclear Power Plant Near Strait Of Hormuz


The construction of a new nuclear power plant got underway in Iran’s southern coastal province of Hormozgan on Thursday. 

During a visit to Hormozgan Province, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi issued an order, via videoconference, to start the project on the construction of the nuclear power plant in Sirik.

Located on the neck of the Strait of Hormuz, the new power plant is designed to have an electricity generation capacity of 5,000 megawatts.

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has set a long-term target of generating 20,000 megawatts of nuclear electricity in the country.

Tasnim News Agency

Tasnim News Agency, which claims to be a private news agency in Iran but is reported be close to the IRGC, was launched in 2012. Its purpose is to cover a variety of political, social, economic and international subjects along with other fields.

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