Friday, 2 December, 2022
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Modern training centre opened at Rooppur PP

Following the strict rules and regulations, a new and modern training centre was established to train operating personnel for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) at Ishwardi, Pabna, reports BSS.

Bangladeshi personnel will be trained in specialized classrooms and other facilities with state-of-the-art equipment, Director General of Rosatom State Corporation Alexey Likhachev said.

The Russian side has developed all the necessary training and methodological programmes, which in the future will allow the Bangladesh side to independently train its personnel, he said.

Likhachev opened the newly built modern training centre inside the RNPP site at Rooppur after joining the Reactor Pressure Vessel installation ceremony at the second unit of the country's maiden RNPP yesterday.

 Earlier, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina virtually joined the installation ceremony of the Reactor Pressure Vessel (RPV) at the second unit of the under-construction RNPP.     Together, every day we are moving closer to the launch of the nuclear power plant, which the people of Bangladesh are eagerly waiting for, said the Director General of Rosatom.

He emphasised the importance of the installation of the second reactor vessel and positively highlighted the cooperation with Bangladesh.

We see that the construction of the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh is actively progressing, despite the obstacles that the pandemic has created for us. I am sincerely grateful to the entire team of active constructors for their well-coordinated work. I express my gratitude to the authorities of the Bangladesh for their full support to the project, Likhachev said.

He said, Acquiring knowledge in the most modern technology like nuclear will facilitate special skills and competencies among new generation people. For not emitting carbon, it is environment friendly and will help combat the adverse effects of climate change.