The Parties discussed the progress of start-up and adjustment works at Rooppur NPP, the first nuclear power plant in the country.
Alexey Likhachev, Director General of ROSATOM, was on a working visit in Bangladesh on April 02, 2024. Within the framework of the visit, Rosatom Director General had a working meeting with Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the Republic of Bangladesh, where the Parties discussed the issues of Russian-Bangladeshi strategic cooperation in the field of use of atomic energy in peaceful purposes.
“The implementation of Rooppur NPP construction project is approaching one of the most important milestones - the physical start-up of Unit 1 which is to take place before the end of the year. Currently we are starting the discussion of new projects. The Bangladeshi Party expresses a strong interest in the construction of two more power units at Rooppur NPP site.  Besides, the possibility of construction of a multi-purpose high power research reactor in Bangladesh is being reviewed. The research reactor will be able to resolve the tasks in the field of science and nuclear medicine”, said Alexey Likhachev.
In the course of the visit, Alexey Likhachev visited Rooppur NPP construction site (the general designer and general contractor is Rosatom Engineering Division) and Green City, the residential settlement of Rooppur NPP.
Source: Communications Division of Rosatom Engineering Division