DHAKA (Reuters) - Energy-hungry Bangladesh has signed a deal with Russia to set up the countrys first nuclear power plant to generate 2,000 meg-awatts of electricity, officials said on Friday. Two reactors, each with a capacity of 1,000 mw, will be built at Rooppur in the northwest at a cost of around $2 billion, with completion expected by 2017/18. Russian state company Ros-atom will supply fuel for the reactors, process spent fuel and subsequently help decommission the plant, the officials said. Bangladesh has turned to nuclear to deal with power shortages that often stir public anger and are widely cited as a barrier to foreign investment in the impoverished country. Gas reserves are fast depleting and most coalfields remain untapped.