Update September 9, 2015

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Nuclear power plant bill passed

Sumel Sarker

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Nuclear power plant bill passed

09 Septembar 2015, Nirapad News: The House on Tuesday passed the ‘Nuclear Power Plant Bill-2015’ with a provision of establishing a company to regulate Rooppur Power Plant and other nuclear power plants in the country.

Science and technology minister Yeafesh Osman proposed the bill at the parliament.

Lawmakers passed the bill by voice vote though some of the MPs including Fakhrul Imam of Jatiya Party (JP) and independent members Haji Mohammad Selim and MA Hannan proposed for amendments in some clauses of the bill.

However, the bill proposed to empower Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission in establishing ‘Nuclear Power Plant Company Bangladesh Limited’.

The company will regulate the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant and nuclear power plants in the country.

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