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Macau, Guangdong ink nuclear emergency pact

Wed, 10th Jan 2018

Macau and Guangdong signed in Zhuhai on Monday a cooperation agreement on the emergency management of nuclear accidents in the neighbouring province, the Macau Unitary Police Service (SPU) announced Tuesday.

The pact was signed by SPU Commissioner General Ma Io Kun and Lu Xiulu, head of the office of Guangdong’s nuclear emergency management commission and director of the province’s environmental protection department.

Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak witnessed the signing ceremony.

According to the agreement, the Guangdong authorities will inform their Macau counterparts in due time of any nuclear incident in the province.

A nuclear plant is under construction in Taishan city about 77 kilometres north-west of Macau.