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Construction of physical protection system begins

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 2 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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Construction of physical protection system begins
Science and Technology Minister Yeafesh Osman inaugurates the Physical Protection System (PPS) of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant on Wednesday.

Construction work of the Physical Protection System (PPS) of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant began on Wednesday in Ishwardi, Pabna.

It aims to ensure safety and security of the country’s maiden nuclear plant for a 100-year period.

Science and Technology Minister Architect Yeafesh Osman attended the inaugural function as the chief guest.

Chief of General Staff of Bangladesh Army Lt Gen Ataul Hakim Sarwar Hasan and Russian State Corporation Rosatom’s Head of Overseas Project Ruslan Baichurin were also present as special guests.

The objective of the project is to ensure a conducive environment for safe and secure power generation by constructing multi-level safety belts keeping the security issues in viewfor the next 100 years.

Under the supervision of the Ministry of Science and Technology, the project is being constructed by Nuclear Security and Physical Security System Cell (NSPC).

The work is being implemented under the supervision of the Ministry of Science and Technology and JSC Eleron Russian Federation. The project work is being carried out under the management of the Bangladesh Army.