Dhaka, Bangladesh, September 30, 2013 – Sergey Kirienko, Director General of Rosatom, State Nuclear Energy Corporation of Russia arrives in Dhaka on October 1, 2013.
He will be heading a high-powered delegation from Russia comprising high government officials, nuclear energy experts, nuclear educationists and others.
During his visit S. Kirienko will accompany Sheikh Hasina, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Government of Bangladesh at the foundation laying ceremony of Rooppur Nuclear Power plant on October 2.
He will also attend the opening ceremony of Atomic Industry Information Centre at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novotheatre in Dhaka on October 1 and agreement signing ceremony between Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission and NIAEP of Russia on development of engineering design of Rooppur NPP.
S. Kirienko will hold several formal meetings including a call on the Hon’ble PM, and will meet State Minister for Science and Technology, BAEC officials and others during the visit.
Under an agreement with Bangladesh Government, Rosatom will supply and construct two units of Rooppur NPP, each of 1,000 MW capacity. The first unit is expected to be commissioned by the beginning of the next decade.