The government’s bid to pay off Russia’s dues -- of about $330 million -- for the Rooppur power plant using the Chinese yuan has run into fresh complications after the last round of sanctions by the US on Russia.
The Rooppur nuclear power plant is likely to be delayed further if the recent revision of one of the associated projects is any indication.
Rooppur Power Plant to get high-powered nuclear reactors: Rosatom DG
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court today stayed until November 8 a High Court order that granted bail to contractor Asif Hossain in a case filed over corruption in purchasing furniture and household items for officials of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Pabna.
Authorities started unloading a nuclear reactor and a steam generator -- key components of the first unit of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant -- at jetty number 9 of Mongla Port in Bagerhat today.
The High Court seeks the inquiry reports of Ministry of Housing and Public Works over the alleged irregularities in purchasing furniture and other household products for officials and employees of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday assured the public that the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant was being constructed with full security measure taken, adding that the design of the plant has been developed in a way as to not succumb to any accident – nuclear or man-made.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to inaugurate the main construction work of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant at the project site tomorrow.