Iran to launch two projects related to nuclear program

Iran will inaugurate two big projects related to its nuclear program in the central province of Yazd on Tuesday, official IRNA news agency reported Monday.

Saghand uranium complex is projected to extract uranium from 350-meter depth of the ground and the extracted uranium will then be processed into yellow cake (a kind of uranium concentrate powder) in another complex, Shahid Rezaeenejad, in the city of Ardakan, the report said.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will open the two projects on Tuesday on the occasion of National Nuclear Technology Day.