Chittagong, Sept 21 (UNB) - Ambassador of Thailand to Bangladesh Panpimon Suwannapongse on Thursday expressed her country’s keen interest to set up a 5 MW power plant in Chittagong.
Idea of setting up such small power plant was placed during her meeting with Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin at the Mayor’s residence in Andarkilla of the city. The plant will use recycled waste to generate electricity.
The mayor sought Thai cooperation to implement a special tree plantation on the hills to prevent mountain erosion and also informed the Thai envoy about various service activities of the CCC.
Nasir said the CCC has been conducting programmes to take the healthcare services to the doorsteps of the port city dwellers while more than schools are being run under the city corporation.
He also said that the CCC has being putting priority on the improvement of its environment and greening activities in order to build up the port city as world class one.
The mayor and the ambassador also discussed the potentials of expansion of investment and trade between the two nations.
Second Secretary of Thai Embassy Kalthira Koompirochana, Vice Chairman of PHP Family Md Mohsin, Personal Secretary of the Mayor Md Manjurul Islam were also present in the meeting.