Load-shedding will come down next month: Nasrul Hamid

Load-shedding will come down next month: Nasrul Hamid

 Staff Correspondentdaily-bangladesh.com

Published: 16:27 14 August 2022   Updated: 16:46 14 August 2022

State Minister for Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid- Photo Collected

State Minister for Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid- Photo Collected

State Minister for Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said that if oil prices fall in the international market, we will also down the prices in the local market. We are optimistic that we will be able to fully control the load shedding in the next month.

Hamid said this at a seminar on Bangladesh’s energy security and international market situation at Vidyut Bhawan in the capital on Sunday (14 August), organized by Forum for Energy Reporters Bangladesh (FERB). 

The state minister said We did not increase the price of oil. we adjusted it. Further Prices will be adjusted several times if necessary. We are optimistic that if the price of oil starts to decline, we can certainly bring it down with a good adjustment.

Energy and Minerals Secretary Mahbub Hossain, Petrobangla Chairman Nazmul Ahsan, Professor Shamsul Alam, Professor Badrul Imam and economist Dr. Mahfuz Kabir were present.

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