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Nasrul seeks Sweden's cooperation in power sector

DHAKA, Jan 11, 2017 (BSS) - State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today sought Swedish cooperation for generation of power from wastes.

"We want to utilize Sweden's experience in power and energy sector and seek cooperation for modernization of the load district center in the country," he told this, while Swedish Ambassador in Dhaka Johan Frisell paid a courtesy call at his secretariat office.

The state minister also discussed power related issues with the envoy and highlighted the government's tremendous success in the country's different sectors especially in power and energy sector.

During the call on Johan Frisell handed a formal invitation letter of Swedish Energy and Policy Coordinator Minister Ibrahim Baylan over to Nasrul for paying an official visit to Stockholm at a convenient schedule in this year.

The envoy said that bilateral relations between the two countries would be strengthened through this visit. Later, the state minister expressed his sincere thanks to the Swedish Minister for the invitation.

Power division secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus was present on the occasion.