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Mövenpick to open hotel in Sylhet, Bangladesh

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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is set to open a 210-room hotel in Bangladesh in the third quarter of 2018. The hotel will feature a business centre and the city’s largest meeting rooms and is located in sylhet-20170511094056513one of Bangladesh’s main commercial and tourism centres in the northeast of the country. Guests will have access to a rooftop infinity swimming pool and spa. A fitness centre, tennis court and bowling alley complement the adjacent shopping area. In addition, the hot...

Solar sector is the thrust sector of Bangladesh

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Local solar power industry being affected badly due to import of sub-standard panel, although it has boosted capacity by double to manufacture the panel against the demand of solar power generation. If the import of solar panel is not stopped or controlled immediately, the potential solar energy sector will be destroyed. Addressing the inauguration ceremony of Solar Module Manufacturers Association of Bangladesh (SMMAB) held yesterday, February 28, 2017at CIRDAP Auditorium, distinguished SMMAB Photoguests and inve...

Indonesia offers LNG supply to Bangladesh

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Indonesia has offered to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Bangladesh to meet its (Bangladesh) growing energy demand. The proposal came when Indonesian Ambassador to Bangladesh Iwan Wiranata-atmadja paid a farewell call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Jatiya Sangsad office here on Sunday evening. After the meeting, PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters. The Indonesian ambassador highly appreciated visionary and dynamic leadership of Prime LNGMinister Sheikh Hasina and said Bangladesh achieved stunning s...

Wärtsilä to supply 150 MW power plant to BD

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Wärtsilä will supply a 150 MW Smart Power Generation plant to Ace Alliance Power Limited, a special purpose company owned by the Summit Group of Companies in Bangladesh. The order comprises eight Wärtsilä 50 and one Wärtsilä 32 engines. The contract includes the engineering and equipment (EEQ) with additional advisory services for the plant's installation, testing and commissioning, as well as on-site staff training. The equipment is scheduled to be delivered during the second half of 2017, and the plant is scheduled to be operational in early 2018. The order is booked in the first quarter of 2017. Both the population and economy are growing in Bangladesh, and a need for additional reliable power generation is evident. The new power plant will be built in Kodda in the Gazipur distric...

Uzbekistan, BD boosting tourism cooperation

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Uzbekistan hosted an event dedicated to the tourism cooperation between the two countries, reports UzA. 18-_DSC5215Ambassador of Bangladesh Mosud Mannan speaking at the event said that the relationship between Bangladesh and Uzbekistan are developing in various spheres, including in tourism. “We have a huge opportunity for development of partnership in the fields of tourism, business, ecotourism, medicine, culture and etc. We plan to establish air communication between Tashkent and...

PPA signed for 200MW solar plant

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Southern Solar Power, a subsidiary of bankrupt firm SunEdison, has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with state-run Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) for a 200MW grid-connected solar park in southern Bangladesh, according to a filing on the Dhaka Stock Exchange. solar-450x219Following from an earlier memorandum of understanding, Midland Power, an association of local energy firm Shajibazar Power (SPCL), will act as local partner by subscribing 20% equity. The filing contained no other detail, but...