India-Bangladesh-Russia civil nuclear power cooperation on the cards


India-Bangladesh-Russia civil nuclear power cooperation on the cards

India and Bangladesh are expected to sign a civilian nuclear deal during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to India from April 7-10. This will lead to trilateral cooperation with Russia, which is building a nuclear power plant in Rooppur in Bangladesh.

The proposed deal, which will be India’s second such pact in the neighbourhood after the one with Sri Lanka, marks the first time India is joining hands with any nuclear power for cooperation with a third country.

Bangladesh wants to gain experience from the Russian nuclear power plant (NPP) in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu, officials said.

“Training in complicated technology is very essential. Training of specialists from Bangladesh at Kudankulam NPP in India will be economically beneficial and language-wise acceptable,” a Bangladesh government official told ET from Dhaka on condition of anonymity. Read More…

 

Credit By : Energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com

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