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Dhaka Tuesday,  Dec 5, 2023


DHAKA, Oct 5, 2023 (BSS): Russian President Vladimir Putin today said Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) would remain as a symbol of strong bilateral ties between Dhaka and Moscow. “The flagship project meets the interests of both countries and promotes further deepening of mutually beneficial cooperation,” he said. Putun was addressing virtually from Moscow the nuclear fuel-uranium handover ceremony (graduation ceremony) for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) held at plant... »
DHAKA, Oct 5, 2023 (BSS): Reiterating to build the country as “Smart Bangladesh”, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) is another step in building smart Bangladesh. “Bangladesh will be turned into a smart country in future, and the nuclear power plant is another step towards building that Smart Bangladesh,” she said at the RNPP Graduation Ceremony at the plant site in Ishwardi, Pabna, joining virtually... »
DHAKA, Oct 5, 2023 (BSS): The Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) today received the nuclear fuel to produce electricity at a function at its site as Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Russian President Vladimir Putin virtually joined it. With the handing over of the radioactive fuel to Bangladesh authorities, the country became the 33rd nuclear fuel user in the world, while third in South Asia. The certificate of fuel... »
Bangladesh has already received the first of seven consignments of uranium for the first unit of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP), and six more shipments are set to arrive in the next six weeks, Project Director Shaukat Akbar confirmed on Friday. The plant’s first unit is scheduled to begin electricity generation and contribute to the national grid in September or October of the following year, according to the project director.... »
The first batch of fresh uranium, the nuclear fuel of the first unit of Rooppur nuclear power plant, is being taken to the project site at Rooppur in Ishwardi in Pabna by road from the capital city Dhaka. According to official sources, the consignment of uranium arrived here from Russia on Thursday afternoon through a special air cargo. The vehicles, carrying the fresh uranium, started its journey for Pabna in... »
A trestle crane has been installed at unit 1 under construction at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant recently (on August 16, 2023). It was installed at an elevation of +47.50 meters. The trestle crane was manufactured in Russia and delivered to the Rooppur NPP construction site in a disassembled state. The weight of the assembled equipment is 225 tons with a lifting capacity of 360 tons. “The equipment is necessary for... »
Bangladesh and Russia on Friday signed a protocol of nuclear fuel for the first unit of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP). The protocol was signed by RNPP Project Director, Nuclear scientist Dr Md Shawkat Akbar on behalf of Bangladesh and Atomstroyexport Vice-President AV Diary on behalf of Russian Federation at TVEL Fuel Company, a subsidiary of Russian state-owned nuclear power conglomerate Rosatom. With the signing, a new milestone has... »
Russian flag carrier vessel ‘MV Yamal Orlan’ on Tuesday anchored at Mongla sea port with consignment of machinery products for the under-construction Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP). The ship anchored at the Jetty No. 8 of the port with 2,522 metric tons of machineries. Chairman of Mongla Port Authority Rear Admiral Mir Ershad Ali said all goods imported for mega projects in the country are being cleared through the Mongla... »
Installation of the Transport Lock has been completed in the Power Unit 1 of the reactor building of Rooppur NPP. The Transport Lock will be used for the loading of nuclear fuel and its unloading at the power plant. The transport lock is 12.7 meters in length and 10 meters in width, and it weighs 235 tons. It is one of the biggest pieces of equipment on the project in... »
Science and Technology Minister Yeafesh Osman on Thursday said that the work of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) project will not be delayed for turning away sanctioned Russian vessel ‘Ursa Major’. Report UNB The incident involving Russian vessel ‘Ursa Major’ is not good for anyone, he told reporters after the Deputy Commissioners’ Conference, 2023 at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium in the capital. However, the work of the project will not... »