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PM directs, Accelerate Rooppur plant construction

Sumel Sarker

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PM directs, Accelerate Rooppur plant construction

04 February 2015, Nirapad News: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the authorities concerned to expedite Rooppur nuclear power plant construction and complete it properly.

She issued the order in fourth meeting of National Committee for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant project at PM office in city on Wednesday (February 3).

The premier also gave guidelines after reviewing the progress of the project. She also hoped that construction of Rooppur nuclear power plant will be completed within stipulated time. Later, PM’s press secretary Eshanul Karim informed the media persons about the meeting.

Science and technology secretary Mohammad Sirajul Haque Khan displayed a power point presentation at the meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

As part of muster plan for generating 20,000 Megawatt (MW) power in 2021, the government is setting up the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Rooppur in Pabna district.

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PM directs, Accelerate Rooppur plant construction

A sum of 2,000-MW power generation has been estimated from the two-unit power plant, with a cost of 12.65 billion dollar.

Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury, water resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud, environment and forest minister Anwar Hussain Manju, foreign minister AH Mahmud Ali, planning minister AHM Mostafa Kamal, shipping minister Shahjahan Khan, science and technology minister Yeafesh Osman, Investment Board chairman SA Samad, advisers to the Prime Minister HT Imam, Dr Moshiur Rahman, Dr Tofiq-E-Elahi chowdhury and prime minister’s principal secretary Abul Kalam Azad, among others, were present at the meeting.

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