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Public information office of Rooppur NPP opens in Bangladesh

25.12.2017 16:04  |  

December 25, Ishwardi – A public information office of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) has been inaugurated today. Yury Koshelev, Chief Engineer, Bangladesh branch office of ASE Group of Companies, an engineering division of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, representatives of the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) and local government officials attended the inaugural ceremony among others.


The public information office, located next to RNPP, will be one of the most efficient channels of communication between local residents, Rosatom and BAEC. Public information office visitor will learn more about Generation III+ cutting-edge technology and safety systems of Rooppur NPP, its progress of work and nuclear energy in general.

“We all know that Bangladesh is vesting a lot in nuclear energy. The Rooppur NPP will allow reduce power shortage in the country. But a nuclear plant is not only about power, it creates new jobs, enriches knowledge, gives an impetus to nation`s industrial and scientific development. We expect representatives from government and non-government organizations, teachers, students, general public as well as media persons to visit the public information office”, said Alexander Khazin, Senior Vice President for International Projects of АSE Group of Companies.


“At Rosatom nuclear safety is a top priority. The second aspect of our work is perception of the nuclear industry. The basis of our approach is to promote direct dialogue with all concerned. There can be no exception – the distinctive feature of nuclear power projects is that they encompass all stakeholders. Direct contact with each target group is the key to successful communication. We emphasize on stakeholders` involvement and education,” said Andrey Shevlyakov, Regional Vice-President, Rosatom South Asia.


About the Group

АSE Group of Companies is a leader of the global nuclear engineering business, accounting for a 31% share of the global NPP construction market. It has representative offices, subsidiaries and operation outlets in 15 countries. Foreign projects account for nearly 80% of the Group’s order portfolio. The Group implements projects of designing and constructing high power NPPs, radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel treatment facilities, thermal power engineering facilities, as well as provides a full range of EPC, EPC(M) and PMC services for any kind of complex engineering units. ASE Group has developed and actively implements Multi-D, an innovative project management system for the construction of complex engineering facilities, allowing to improve the efficiency of budget, time frame and quality management indicators.

The President of the ASE Group is Valery Limarenko, Ph.D. in Economics

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