An agreement was signed on 29 May 2020 among the Nuclear Security and Physical Protection System Cell (NSPC), Bangladesh Army and Russian PPS Company JSC Eleron to ensure physical protection of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
The agreement was signed through teleconferencing at Army Multipurpose Hall at Dhaka Cantonment today under the Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contract Agreement, said a press release of the ISPR.
Chief of General Staff of Bangladesh Army Lt General Shafiqur Rahman, Senior Secretary to the Ministry of Science and Technology and other high officials were present at the contract signing ceremony.
The value of the EPC contract is U$ 287.49 million or Taka 2,423.60 crore. The government had entrusted the Bangladesh Army with framing plan and implementing the Physical Protection System (PPS) for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
The construction operations of the Physical Protection System for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant would be implemented by the Russian Federation’s specialized PPS company JSC Eleron as per the signed protocol under the Inter-Governmental Agreement signed between Bangladesh and Russia.