Bahrain scraps nuclear power plan

26 February 2012

Trade Arabia reports that Bahrain has abandoned its plans to adopt nuclear power as an alternative power source.

Dr Abdulhussain Mirza, Bahrain's energy minister, has stated that although the Kingdom's government had been exploring nuclear energy as an alternative power source, it has now reconsidered and abandoned the idea following the earthquake, tsunami and subsequent explosion that crippled Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant last year.

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