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Dhaka Sunday,  Aug 19, 2018


Russian team will arrive in Dhaka in end May to sign the third contract for Rooppur Nuclear Power Project (RNPP). The ministry of science and technology and the RNPP authorities will soon settle the “misunderstanding” with Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation (ROSATOM) that has arisen over the increased cost of the feasibility study, according to sources in the science and technology ministry. This is expected to expedite implementation of... »
DHAKA, April 30, 2014: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed her wish to build another nuclear power plant in the southern part of the country after successful completion of first one in Rooppur. “We have many isolated coastal islands in the country’s southern part. I have envisaged building another nuclear power plant to meet our growing demand for electricity,” she said. “In this regard we need to take preparation from... »
Rosatom expects to sign with Bangladesh the third and final contract for preparatory phase for construction of Rooppur NPP in coming May. This was disclosed by Valeri Limarenko, Director General of NIAEP-ASE, sister concern of Rosatom, Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation while talking to reporters in Moscow recently. “The already singed contracts allow us to prepare the design of the plant and for which we are conducting on-site survey” said... »
Russian Ambassador in Dhaka Alexander A Nikolaev said the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) is safe for Bangladesh saying those are opposing its construction have a wrong perception. I must tell you the reactor which is designed for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant isn’t just safe enough, but is at least 10 times safer than Fukushima (Nuclear power plant) one,” he told a country lecture on ‘Russia in Modern International Policy’... »
German Ambassador in Dhaka Dr Albrecht Conze has expressed concern over the government’s recent decisions to construct a coal-fired power plant not far from the Sundarbarns and a nuclear power plant near Pabna, reports UNB. Questioning some of Bangladesh’s energy choices, especially two projects, Rampal power plant and Ruppur nuclear power plant, the envoy said energy generation needs to take environmental risks into account. Ambassador Conze made this statement while... »
Dhaka, March 08, 2014: A weeklong Photo Exhibition titled “Energy of the Future Generation” kicks off today at the Nuclear Energy Information Centre of Novo Theater in the city. The exhibition is jointly organised by Bangabandhu Novo Theater and Rosatom, Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation. Yeafesh Osman, State Minister for Science and Technology formally inaugurated the exhibition at a ceremony held at the Conference Hall of Novo theatre. Abul Kalam... »
Russian Federation and Finland have signed a strategic agreement for peaceful use of nuclear energy at a ceremony, held in Helsinki on February 25, 2014. The agreement creates a legal basis for future cooperation between Russia and Finland in the field of nuclear technologies. Sergey Kiriyenko, Director General of the Russian state corporation- Rosatom, and Jan Vapaavuori, Minister for Economic Affairs of Finland signed the agreement on behalf of their... »
Constructing the Rooppur nuclear power plant without meeting all safety and environmental standards and preparation of skilled human resource could be a suicidal move, said experts at a discussion on 15th February. The discussion, “Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant: Prospects and Concerns”, was organised by Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (Bapa) and Doctors for Health and Environment in Dhaka Reporters Unity. Abdul Matin, former chief engineer of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, said choosing... »
The Russian-developed and manufactured TVS Kvadrat (TVS-K) fuel will be destined for the Ringhals 3, pressurised water reactor (PWR) of Sweden. Russian nuclear fuel manufacturer- TVEL, a sister concern of Rosatom, for the first time in history to supply such fuel assembly for the western design reactors. Under an agreement signed between TVEL and Swedish state-owned concern – Vattenfall, Russia to make the first shipment of TVS-Kvadrat in April for... »
Sergey Kiriyenko, Director General of Rosatom, Russia’s state nuclear company made an official visit to Jordan to discuss perspectives of construction of the first Jordanian NPP. The Head of Rosatom met by the King of Jordan, Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein to apprise him the latest development and future plan regarding implementation of the project. Besides, Russian atomic experts and officials had a meeting with the country’s PM Abdulaah Ensur and... »