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Bangladesh moves forward with Rooppur

New Nuclear

28 June 2016

Rooppur_site_licence_ceremony_(Rostechnadzor)-48Just days after the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority issued the first site licence for the Rooppur nuclear power plant, the country's cabinet has approved the draft of an intergovernmental agreement that will see Russia provide $11.38 billion in credit for the project.

Bangladesh convinced of Russian reactor safety after tour of nuclear plant

Nuclear Policies

08 December 2015

Bangladesh plans to "build a nuclear city" in Rooppur using Russian reactors designed with 'post-Fukushima' safety features, Anwar Hossain of the country's Ministry of Science and Technology said this week. Hossain headed a delegation on a technical tour of Russia's Novovoronezh nuclear power plant on 1-3 December.

Russian company signs up for Rooppur studies

New Nuclear

28 June 2013

A contract signed by NIAEP-AtomStroyExport of Russia with the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission will pave the way for preparations prior to the construction of Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant.

Bangladesh, Russia ink $12.65 billion Rooppur plant deal

New Nuclear

29 December 2015

Bangladesh and Russia have reportedly agreed to invest $12.65 billion in a project to build two 1200 MWe nuclear power units at Rooppur. According to Reuters, the agreement was signed on 25 December by Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission and Russia's Rosatom.

Celebrations herald Bangladesh nuclear plant

New Nuclear

03 October 2013

Rooppur inauguration (PM of Bangladesh)_48The foundation stone has been laid at the Rooppur site after Russia and Bangladesh signed an initial contract on the construction of the country's first nuclear power plant.

Russian loan for Rooppur construction

New Nuclear

16 January 2013

Sheikh Hasina and Vladimir Putin (Bangladesh PM)_48Russia has agreed to provide $500 million to finance the initial stages of Bangladesh's first nuclear power project. Preparatory work could begin at the Rooppur site in 2014.