Russia has invited Indian enterprises to engage in the construction of the Rooppur NPP in Bangladesh, which site is located 87 miles west of the Republic’s capital city of Dhaka, Energy Infra Post reports.
According to this industrial publication, Alexander Lokshin, First Deputy Director General for operational management at the Russian state nuclear energy corporation Rosatom, came up with such a proposal to Indian colleagues.
“A tripartite agreement on cooperation was signed in March 2018 in the Russian capital city, and we welcome the participation of Indian corporations”, Lokshin said.
In particular, the matter concerns the supply of materials, equipment, as well as construction and installation activities. Lokshin stressed that the Russian side invited the Indian enterprises with experience of building activities at the Kudankulam NPP site in southern India to take part in the implementation of the Rooppur nuclear power plant project in Bangladesh.
The Rooppur nuclear power plant is being built within the framework of the Russian-Bangladeshi deal reached on November 2, 2011.