RSRP Conducts a Meeting with the Agency of Nuclear and Radiation Safety of Georgia (ANRS)

October 21st, 2022 — 

On October 20-21, 2022, the US NRC Radiation Source Regulatory Partnership (RSRP) visited Georgia and met with the Agency of Nuclear and Radiation Safety of the Republic of Georgia (ANRS) to discuss ANRS’s regulatory activities and identify areas for future collaboration under the RSRP. Attendees at the meeting included ANRS Chairman Vasil Gedevanishivili and representatives from AdSTM (contractor). The meeting discussed in detail current status and plans for promulgating the Law of Georgia on Nuclear and Radiation Safety. The meeting discussed completed in 2022 and on-going regulatory development activities. Extensive discussions on ANRS´s vision for future bilateral collaboration focused on new activities proposed for 2023. The meeting also discussed ANRS participation in the xARIS pilot operation. The US NRC and AdSTM will continue to consult with ANRS about appropriate assistance for the activities discussed during the meeting.