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Dhaka Sunday,  Aug 19, 2018


Russia and Myanmar have signed a MoU for cooperation in peaceful use of nuclear energy during the International Economic Forum held at St. Petersburg recently. This document lays the legal foundation for interaction between two countries in the area of nuclear energy. A similar MoU was also signed between Russia and Saudi Arabia during the forum. S. Kirienko, CEO of Russia’s State Corporation- ROSATOM and Prof. Aung Kyaw Myat, Minister... »
A group of Bangladeshi journalists attended the recently concluded International Atomic Energy Conference, ATOMEXPO-2015 in Moscow. Valery Limarenko, Director General of NIAEP, sister concern of Rosatom had an interaction session with the Bangladeshi journalists, where he shared many important issues regarding Rooppur NPP. It may be mentioned here that NIAEP has been assigned to do the feasibility study of the Rooppur site, engineering design of the project, physical work at... »
The government is now set to embark on a mission to start talks with Russia about the arrangement of credit for the country’s first-ever nuclear power project. Prime Minister’s Economic Affairs Adviser Dr. Mashiur Rahman will lead a financial team scheduled to start its visit to Moscow from June 13 for ensuring a credit to the tune of $10-12 billion dollars for installing the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) in... »
The 7th international nuclear energy forum ATOMEXPO-2015 held in Moscow has identified the main directions of the global nuclear industry development, shift of growth, increasing demand for safety and lower price. Organised by the Russian state nuclear corporation – Rosatom, the forum was dedicated to the topic “Nuclear Energy as An Impulse for Socio-Economic Development.” According to Kirill Kamarov, First Deputy CEO of Rosatom, out of 47 participating countries 17... »
The National Assembly of Armenia approved two agreements signed with Rosatom, Russian national nuclear body envisaging the upgrading of the Metsamor NPP, country’s sole nuclear power plant and Russianfinancial assistance for its maintenance work. The first agreement pertaining to upgrading and prolongation of life span of the nuke plant up to 2026 was signed by Energy Minister of Armenia Yervand Zakharyan and Rosatom’s Director General Sergey Kirienko in December 2014.The... »
The 2400-megawatt Rooppur nuclear power project is likely to cost around $10 billion, more than three times the initial estimate of the government. The project’s Russian developer Rosatom has been dropping hints since last year that the cost may go up to $10 billion. A couple of years ago the government had estimated that the plant would cost between $2 billion and $3 billion. The government and Rosatom have been... »
The Second unit of Kudankulam nuclear power plant, constructed with Russian assistance in Tamilnadu of India will be commission shortly. The construction of the power unit has already been completed and final adjustment of equipments are being done at the moment. The unit with 1,000MW capacity will have Russian VVER-1000 type reactor. Russia’s state nuclear power corporation- Rosatom’s First Deputy CEO for Operations Management Alexander Lokshin told the journalists during... »
Russia has been notoriously brazen in using state-owned companies as instruments of national power. President Vladimir Putin’s natural-gas wars with Belarus and Ukraine made headlines and sometimes left substantial parts of Europe in the cold. But Moscow’s exploits in other energy-related areas have been less noticed. Recent revelations about the concerted Russian effort to buy up uranium resources across the globe may change that. For Moscow’s state-owned nuclear-energy company, Rosatom,... »
The cabinet Monday approved the draft of “The Nuclear Power Plant Law, 2015” subject to the vetting of the Law Ministry aimed at construction of the country’s maiden Nuclear Power Plant at Rooppur in Iswardi, Pabna. The approval was given at the regular weekly meeting of the cabinet held at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. After the meeting, Cabinet Secretary M Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan briefed reporters.... »
Twenty more Bangladeshi students will be awarded scholarships this year to study nuclear energy at under graduate and post-graduate levels in different academic facilities in Russia, which are members of Rosatom’s consortium of core higher educational institutions. Scholarship will be awarded under the quota of Russian Ministry for Education and Science for Bangladeshis. Human Resources Department of Russia’s state nuclear corporation- Rosatom, Corporate Academy of Rosatom and Bangladesh Atomic Energy... »