Bangabandhu Satellite to be in orbit by March

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PV Desk : Posts, Telecommunications and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar today said Bangabandhu Satellite-1 was set to be sent into orbit by March 26 to 31 next.

“The satellite awaits launching by March 26 to 31,” he told a press conference to review of performance of the ministry coinciding with the completion of the fourth year of the second consecutive term of the incumbent government.

Jabbar said the premier wants the day of the satellite launching to become a memorable one for the sake of the launching itself after the Independence Day celebrations.

ICT Division organised the press meet at Bangladesh Computer Council auditorium while State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak made a power-point presentation on the achievements of the sector in the last four years and highlight its planned initiatives.

“Our leader Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has set December 16, 2021, as deadline for establishing Digital Bangladesh. Our country will observe its golden jubilee of victory on that day,” Jabbar said.