An agreement was signed on Friday among the Nuclear Security and Physical Protection System Cell (NSPC), Bangladesh Army and Russian PPS Company JSC Eleron for ensuring Physical Protection System (PPS) of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
The agreement was signed through teleconferencing in Army Multipurpose Hall at Dhaka Cantonment under the Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contract Agreement, said an ISPR press release.The value of the EPC contract is $287.49 million or Tk2,423.60 crore, the press release added.
Chief of General Staff of Bangladesh Army Lt General Shafiqur Rahman, Senior Secretary to the Ministry of Science and Technology Md Anwar Hossain and other senior officials were present in the signing ceremony.
The government had entrusted the Bangladesh Army with framing plan and implementing the Physical Protection System (PPS) for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
The construction operations of the Physical Protection System for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant would be implemented by the Russian Federation’s specialized PPS company JSC Eleron as per the signed protocol under the Inter-Governmental Agreement signed between Bangladesh and Russia.