A joint committee meeting held in Dhaka on the peaceful use of nuclear energy
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 13: The third meeting of a joint committee of India and Bangladesh has been held on the peaceful use of nuclear energy of the two neighbouring countries.
The meeting was held in Dhaka on Wednesday and Thursday (May 11 and 12), according to the Indian High Commission.
The Bangladesh delegation was led by Md. Ali Hossain, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, while Ranjit Kumar, Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Global Center for Nuclear Energy Partnership (GCNEP), led the Indian delegation.
During the meeting, both sides expressed satisfaction over the ongoing cooperation in Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant project. Besides, ways to further enhance bilateral cooperation in science and technology were also discussed at the meeting.
Both sides expressed their willingness to cooperate in the social application of radiation technology in areas such as cancer care, nuclear medicine and food preservation.
Noting that the meeting was fruitful, those concerned said that the two sides had discussed continuing bilateral cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy in the fields of health, agriculture, water purification and capacity building, training, etc.