Rosatom Discusses Cooperation With Bangladesh

Alexey Likhachev, Director General of ROSATOM met with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed in the People's Republic of Bangladesh. During the meeting, the Parties discussed issues of bilateral cooperation while development and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. 
 
Rosatom in BangladeshThe delegation visited Rooppur NPP, the site for construction of the first Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh.  Members of the delegation inspected the facilities under construction and visited Green City, the township for the Russian specialists. 
 
"A good pace of construction has been set. I am glad that our specialists have the opportunity to  live, engage in leisure activities and receive medical care in a specially built micro-district", - Alexey Likhachev said after visiting the NPP construction site.
 
In the course of the visit the Parties signed a package of documents, providing for  further cooperation in the field of nuclear power.  In particular, the Parties signed a Protocol on amending the Intergovernmental Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh on construction of the Nuclear Power Plant  in Bangladesh in terms of cooperation between the Parties for rendering  assistance in operation, maintenance and repair of  Rooppur NPP.  The Protocol was signed by Mr. Alexey Likhachev,  Director General of Rosatom State Corporation and H.E. Yeafesh Osman,  Hon’ble Minister of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. 
 
During the visit, meetings were also held with H.E. Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen, Hon’ble Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh  and H.E. Yeafesh Osman,  Hon’ble Minister of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. 

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