Rostechnadzor Deputy Chairman Alexey Ferapontov Holds Meeting with Bangladesh Delegation
A working meeting between Rostechnadzor Deputy Chairman Alexey Ferapontov and a delegation of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh headed by Dr. Saiful Hoque, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of Bangladesh to the Russian Federation, was held on March 29, 2016, at Rostechnadzor HQ.
The meeting was arranged within a two-week visit of the delegation of the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority (BAERA) to Moscow to discuss safety review related issues in the process of NPP Rooppur licensing.
The parties discussed the current issues of interagency cooperation, primarily those linked with the Russian experts’ consultancy support to BAERA in the siting license process for the Rooppur NPP, as well as future activities. The parties agreed to hold regular meetings between the two agencies’ experts.
Alexey Ferapontov assured his Bangladeshi colleagues of the readiness of Rostechnadzor staff and experts of its technical support organizations for sharing their experience and knowledge in all areas within the competence of the Russian nuclear safety regulator.The meeting concluded with the parties expressing a mutual interest in improving the cooperation between the regulators of Russia and Bangladesh, mentioning in particular participation in joint inspections at the NPPs that are currently under construction in the Russian Federation, as well as future joint inspections on the Rooppur construction site.