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Annual press meet held at Russian Centre for Science & Cultural

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Published: 18:43, 28 November 2020  
Annual press meet held at Russian Centre for Science & Cultural

A Press meeting with representatives of the Bangladeshi media was held at the Russian Center for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Dhaka.

RCSC Director Mr. Maxim Dobrokhotov on Thursday spoke about future plans and answered many questions of journalists from different Bangladeshi mass media.

He emphasized the traditionally strong relationship between Bangladesh and Russia and expressed the hope that they would only strengthen in the future.

Maxim Dobrokhotov reminded that this year Russia celebrated 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War. On this occasion RCSC in Dhaka has organized many important and informative online events, such the «Immortal Regiment», Documentary and Feature Films Show and Online Meetings, to mark this historical date as well as the victory in World War II.

Another significant jubilee to honor was the 90th anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore visit to Russia which became a sort of harbinger of future friendly relations between Russia and Bangladesh.

He noted that the Russian Center for Science and Culture focus on educational activities, including the selection of candidates for Russian government scholarship programs, adding that in the 2020-2021 academic year the Russian authorities have allocated a total of 65 scholarships for bachelor's, master's and PhD. He pointed out that every year over 200 Bangladeshi citizens choose Russia as a place for higher education.

He said that there is a growing interest in Russian language education in Bangladesh as a result of which more than 100 students have taken part in the Russian language courses offered by RCSC this year.

The Heads of the Cultural Programs and Education Sections, respectively Proshanta Kumar Barman and Sayed Bazlul Hassan Rajib, gave wide commentaries and replied to several questions.

RCSC Director stressed out the important contribution of local media in daily life and thanked for highlighting activities of RCSC in the press and expressed hope that this trend would continue in the future.

This meeting was attended by more than 30 Bangladeshi journalists from many local electronic, print, and online media.

Ranzit/Nasim


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