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Cabinet congratulates PM, Joy on successful launch of Bangabandhu-1 satellite

  • Published at 04:14 pm May 14th, 2018
  • Last updated at 02:04 am May 15th, 2018
Cabinet congratulates PM, Joy on successful launch of Bangabandhu-1 satellite
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina receives a bouquet from State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak for the launch of the Bangabandhu-1 Satellite, after the weekly Cabinet meeting on Monday Focus bangla

Cabinet Secretary Md Shafiul Alam said this while briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting at the Secretariat

The cabinet at its weekly meeting on Monday congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her ICT Adviser Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed Joy for the successful launching of Bangladesh's first geostationary communications satellite – “Bangabandhu Satellite-1” – into space.

Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar and State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak presented a bouquet to the prime minister during the meeting.

Cabinet Secretary Md Shafiul Alam said this while briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting at the Secretariat. 

The cabinet also adopted a motion placed by Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, who also offered felicitations to the prime minister and Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed for the successful launching of Bangabandhu Satellite-1, and becoming the 57th nation in the world to launch a satellite into orbit, Shafiul Alam said.