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The third batch of nuclear fuel has been delivered to the Rooppur NPP under construction in Bangladesh. The fuel arrived at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on a special aircraft from Russia. A senior official of the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) received the fuel consignment at the airport and it was then delivered to the NPP site under special security arrangements with the Bangladesh Army. Traffic movement was restricted during its transportation.

Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2023
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The first nuclear fuel has been delivered to the construction site of the Rooppur NPP in Bangladesh, representing the transition of the plant to the formal status of a nuclear facility. The ceremony marking the event was attended by the Russian President Vladimir Putin, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, and the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (Rafael Mariano Grossi) by video link. Present at the event were Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev, and the Bangladesh Minister of Science & Technology Yafesh Osman and other official guests.

Date: Wednesday, 11 October 2023
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The 67th annual IAEA General Conference has adopted resolutions related to nuclear and radiation safety, nuclear security, and strengthening the effectiveness and improving the efficiency of Agency safeguards. Strengthening the IAEA’s technical cooperation activities, as well as activities related to nuclear science, technology and applications were also adopted, among other resolutions. IAEA resolutions and decisions will guide the IAEA’s implementation of activities in the coming year.

Date: Saturday, 07 October 2023
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Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Russian President Vladimir Putin and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi have taken part in a ceremony to mark the arrival of the first batch of nuclear fuel at the Rooppur nuclear power plant.

Date: Friday, 06 October 2023
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The delivery of nuclear fuel to the Rooppur NPP under construction in Bangladesh will begin in September 2023 according to Minister of Science & Technology Yafesh Osman. The fuel will be delivered to Dhaka by air, and then transported by land transport to the plant site. The Bangladeshi military will take control of the ground part of the logistics operation. “We are expecting that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general and Russian president will virtually join our prime minister at the handover programme," he said.

Date: Saturday, 08 July 2023
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Bangladesh is to make its payments to Russia for the Rooppur nuclear power plant construction in Chinese yuan as a result of sanctions stopping payments in US dollars.

Date: Wednesday, 19 April 2023
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The concreting of the outer containment building of unit 1 of the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh has been completed in 110 days, 45 days ahead of schedule, Rosatom has said.

Date: Tuesday, 14 March 2023
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Bangladesh's ambassador in Moscow was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry after "several dozen" Russian vessels were banned from calling at ports in Bangladesh, including at least one ship carrying equipment for the Rooppur nuclear power plant under construction.

Date: Friday, 24 February 2023
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