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Bangla N-deal with Russia

world Updated: Feb 26, 2011 00:01 IST
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Bangladesh has signed a "primary deal" with Russia for installing a 2,000 MW nuclear power plant, which would be its first.

To be located at Rooppur in Pabna district in the northern region. The plant would be completed in 2017-18 at a cost of $1.5 to 2 billion. The final deal would be signed in April this year when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to visit Russia.

"Both sides agreed to install two third-generation reactors, each with 1,000 MW capacity," a top ministry official said.