The Russian House in Dhaka organized a weeklong program «Russian Space» dedicated to the 64th anniversary of the launch of the first artificial Earth satellite “Sputnik-1″.
Everyone could get acquainted with the photos exhibition entitled «The history of space activities in Russia», as well as take part in the quiz competition. On the last day was held a scientific and practical seminar attended by schoolchildren and students from local educational institutions. At the closing ceremony Deputy Registrar of Jahangirnagar University Mohammad Abul Kalam Azad made a speech, noting the importance of such events for the study of space science and astronomy. In return the director of the Russian House in Dhaka suggested this kind of educational meetings could help Bengali youth choose their future profession and become the first step towards higher education in Russia.