Bangladesh, Nepal agree to set up joint power transmission line


    Bangladesh-nepal-agree-to-set-up-joint-power-transmission-lineBangladesh and Nepal have agreed to build joint power transmission line. The decision was taken after a ministerial meeting on Wednesday.
    After the meeting, a press briefing held at city hotel.
    Bangladesh state minister for power, energy and mineral resources minister Nasrul Hamid and Nepal energy minister Radha Kumari Gyawali spoke at the briefing.
    Regarding the meeting, they told journalists that they had talked about power import from Nepal, building a joint hydro power plant and knowledge sharing.
    A memorandum of understanding (MoU) would be signed soon, they said.
    A draft of MoU would be sent to Nepal, they added that a ministerial meeting between the two countries would be held in December.
    They further said an Indian company called GMR would build the plant and Bangladesh would purchase electricity from the company.
    Nepal has no objection regarding this, they said.

    Source : Energy Bangla