PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina to inaugurate Maitree Power Project in Bangladesh - South Asia Time

PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina to inaugurate Maitree Power Project in Bangladesh

 July 31, 2022  

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina are expected to jointly inaugurate the 1320 MegaWatt Maitree Super Thermal Power Station during the Hasina’s three-day visit to India in the first week of September.

Touted to be Bangladesh’s largest power plant, the coal-fired station is being set up by Bangladesh India Friendship Power Company Limited, a 50:50 joint venture between India’s NTPC and Bangladesh Power Development Board. The project is worth USD 1.5 billion.