Government is working to procure alternative energy like Liquefied
Natural Gas (LNG) to resolve the country’s energy crisis, said Mr.
Nasrul Hamid, the State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral
Initiatives are taken to construct a total number of four LNG
terminals. A number of large coal-fired Power plant has already been
built. The process of importing Hydro-Power from Bhutan is in
progress, Sate Minister added.
The state minister told this while addressing as chief guest in an
inaugural ceremony of the ‘fourth workshop on LNG’ which was organized
by Japanese Mitsui at the Hotel Sonargaon this Tuesday. Among other
speakers, the Branch general manager of Mitsui Hazhimi Maida and the
Director General of Power Cell Mohammed Hossain also addressed in the
The state Minister said that, this kind of workshop may help to
control, evaluate and use LNG.
At the meeting, speakers discussed about the present status of LNG
market, demand and supply, purchase process and management, collection
and distribution, construction, conservation and the usage of LNG
terminal and other related issues.