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By Rejaul Karim Byron in The Daily Star, Oct 5, 2017
Dhaka and New Delhi have signed a $4.5 billion credit agreement with a provision for spending nearly one fourth of the amount on Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant at Rooppur.
Through this deal, India becomes a party to the civil nuclear programme to be implemented by Russia.
At the signing ceremony of the third Line of Credit (LoC) at the finance ministry yesterday, visiting Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said this is the biggest-ever credit New Delhi has given to any country.
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Report in Dhaka Tribune, Oct 4, 2017 at 6.06pm
Bangladesh’s military procurement agency, the Directorate General Defence Purchases (DGPD), has issued a notice to foreign vendors to submit bids, in support of a programme to procure howitzers for the Bangladesh Army, reports IHS Jane.
The notice was issued in late September, which outlines a requirement to obtain 155mm light-weight towed howitzers. One of the requirements includes transporting the howitzers via fixed-wing aircraft.
In order to support the procurements, the DGDP requests the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to supply it with technical offers, brochure, …