Bangladeshi young journos attend "New Generation" program in Russia

Bangladeshi young journos attend “New Generation” program in Russia


Four young journalists from Bangladesh, representing different media took part in the first joint press-tour arranged by Russia’s state nuclear corporation- Rosatom and Federal Agency under Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs- Rossotrudnichestvo which took place from September 22-26, 2015.
30 media representatives from 16 countries of Europe, Africa, and Asia specializing in energy sector were given an opportunity to visit the major facilities of the nuclear industry in Moscow and the Moscow Region, and participated in special events dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the nuclear industry in Russia.“It is important that young people from different countries have the opportunity to become acquainted with the characteristic features of Russia. We must continue this interaction for future cooperation,” noted Pavel Zhuravlev, a representative of Rossotrudnichestvo, welcoming the delegation at the Central Office of the Federal Agency in Moscow on September 24.
“Joint press-tours offer a unique opportunity for young specialists, experts, journalists from different countries to see the achievements in the Russian nuclear industry — visit the enterprises, advanced NPPs, scientific and research centers. We are glad to support such initiatives and hope that our cooperation with Rossotrudnichestvo will make it possible to arrange such tours on a regular basis,” said Vladislav Bochkov, Vice President for Communications at Rusatom International Network.
During the press-tour, the participants visited fuel plant ‘Mashinostroitelny Zavod’ (Electrostal), and learnt about the fabrication of fuel pellets, fuel elements and fuel assemblies. At ‘Kurchatov Institute’, the journalists had the opportunity to see the Center’s scientific and research facilities, including an F-1 reactor, a set of T-10 tokomak pilot thermonuclear facilities, and a resource center for X-ray and synchrotron research among others.
On September 25, the journalists visited the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, met the University administration and foreign students studying there, and saw the achievements of the Engineering, Nano and Laser Centers. During the meeting, the first-year student from Bangladesh, Mohammad Hamidul Haque shared his experience with the journalists.
The journalists visited the exhibition dedicated to 70th anniversary of Russia’s nuclear industry held in Moscow Manege, attended special events held in the Kremlin, among others.
Rossotrudnichestvo has been implementing various programmes aimed at strengthening international ties and close cooperation in the humanitarian sphere. The Agency has been working for overcoming cultural and other barriers in development of international cooperation. Rossotrudnichestvo has been implementing a programme of short-term introductory tours to Russia for young representatives of political, social, scientific and business communities of foreign countries since 2011. – Triune Group press release


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