National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports has reiterated its demand for cancelling all kinds of industrial units including Rampal power plant within the Sundarbans area.
“We need electricity. But we cannot destroy our natural protection like Sundarbans against natural calamities at the cost of power generation,” said Prof Anu Mohammad, Member Secretary of National Committee, while addressing an opinion exchange meeting at Mukti Bhaban in the city.
The National Committee organized the function to explain its alternative options on Rampal power plant, Rooppur nuclear power plant and power system master plan 2016.
With National Committee leader Zulfiquar Ali in the chair, the function was also addressed by Ruhin Hossain Prince, Moshahida Sultana, Bazlur Rashid Firoz, and Akbar Khan.
National Committee leader Moudud Rahman made a presentation on the Rampal and Rooppur Power plant projects.