Government has directed to broadcast live country’s first artificial satellite launching ceremony at all upazilas across the country. Bangabandhu Satellite-1 is to be launched on May 10 at 4 pm (Florida Eastern Time Zone of USA) and as per Bangladesh time on May 11 throughout 2:12 am to 4:22, as Post, Telecommunication and ICT Ministry informed.
An instruction has been given from the government to broadcast the satellite launching ceremony live as per the scheduled program. The order has been officially sent to all the District Magistrates and Upazila Nirbahi Officers by the Cabinet Division.
Bangladesh Television (BTV) is going to broadcast the launching ceremony live, as the Telecommunication Division informed. Field Administration has already taken initiative to put it on air.