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Dhaka Tuesday,  Oct 4, 2022


Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday said Japan “cannot do without” nuclear power, speaking on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the devastating Fukushima disaster. On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 undersea earthquake off Japan’s northeastern coast sparked a massive tsunami that swept ashore leaving about 18,500 people dead or missing. The wall of water also caused the worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl when reactors melted down at... »
Russian ambassador to Bangladesh Alexander A. Nikolaev said that all political parties in Bangladesh support the construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. ‘Even, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia also has support over the project.’ The outgoing envoy made this comment at a program, organized by Diplomatic Correspondents Association, Bangladesh (DCAB), at National Press Club in city on Sunday noon. According to Nikolaev, Khaleda Zia, in a meeting three years ago, said... »
Mr. Evgeni Griva, Director General of Rosatom, South Asia in his recent interview with some Indian media talked about present status and future plan of Russia-India cooperation in the field of nuclear energy as well as Rosatom’s expanding global development strategy. Rosatom has been entrusted with the setting up of Bangladesh’s first ever nuclear power plant at Rooppur. Q: Recently Rosatom has been actively building up its network of regional... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today irected the authorities concerned to complete the work of the much-awaited Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, the first of its kind in the country, within the timeframe. “I hope that the work on the (nuclear) power plant would go ahead in line with the timeframe,” she said,asking the authorities concerned to discharge their respective duties with utmost sincerity in this regard. The Premier made the directives... »
Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom said recently that its branch in Southeast Asia, Rosatom Asia, has become a corporate member of the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS). Rosatom said it is the first nuclear energy company to join the organization. Egor Simonov, who heads Rosatom Asia, detailed the role that nuclear energy and technology play in the region and for members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations... »
TIB, transparency international Bangladesh, calls to disclose the terms and conditions of Ruppur Nuclear Power Plant agreement. TIB addressed, the initiative to build such kind of power plant is a positive set taken by the government. Executive director of TIB Dr. Iftekharuzzaman said this in a statement. On the statement he claimed to disclose the terms and conditions such as ensuring liability of suppliers in case of any negative environmental... »
The government on Friday signed a $12.65 billion general contract with a Russian company JSC Atomstroyexport (JSC ASE) to build the 2,400 MW nuclear power plant in Rooppur of Pabna, reports UNB news agency. Senior vice president of Atomstroyexport Vladimir Savushkin signed on behalf of the Russians, while chairman of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BEAC) Monirul Islam inked the largest ever deal on behalf of Bangladesh. The Cabinet Purchase Committee... »
Final contract on Ruppur Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) will be signed today (25th December 2015). Contract includes blueprint of the plant, equipment supply and transportation power generation, fuel supply etc. Showkot Osman, managing director of Nuclear Power Plant Company (Bangladesh), informs, contract will be signed between Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission and Russian company Atomstroyexport. The contract will be signed in Pan Pacific Sonargaon at Dhaka. Finance minister Abul Mal Abdul... »
Bangladesh and Russia signed a contract to established Nuclear power plant at Rooppur. Cost also being finalized. The plant will cost 12 billion 16 million Dollars. Russia will provide soft loans for the project. First unit will be inaugurate to celebrate the golden jubilee of countries independence. On Tuesday Bangladesh and Russia signed the initial  contract on Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission at Agargaon. Former prime minister of Russia and Director... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tuesday underscored the need for timely completion of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) for materialising the vision of the present government. “It (plant) needs to be finished in time for supplying quality electricity for materialising the vision of the present government,” she said. The Prime Minister expressed this view when visiting the director general of ROSATOM, the national nuclear corporation of Russian Federation, SV Kirienko,... »