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Bangladesh to set up its second nuclear power plant


  • Opening the installation work of the reactor pressure vessel at the Rooppur nuclear power plant on 11 Oct, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that another power plant will be set up after the completion of the existing one for which the govt is looking for a suitable space.
  • Rooppur is the first nuclear power plant of Bangladesh being built with financial and technological support from Russia. 
  • The 2400 megawatt Rooppur nuclear power plant is expected to become functional by 2024.