BPDB concerned over ‘costly’ power plant’s loss By Shamim Jahangir | Last Updated: 4th December, 2017, 00:00

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has recently expressed its concern over a huge loss incurred by a state owned power plant. The 230MW Khulna power plant incurred a loss Tk 49.31 billion (4931.44…

BPDB concerned over ‘costly’ power plant’s loss

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