Sheikh Russell Day was celebrated on Wednesday in a festive ambience at the National Museum of Science and Technology. On this occasion, the museum was opened for all levels of visitors including children and teenagers without tickets. As a result, the museum became lively with the presence of various types of visitors. By afternoon, the number of visitors including young students in the museum stood at around 600.
On this occasion, 52 students of Fulki Sahajpath School from Chattogram came to visit the museum today. They were shown the various galleries and exhibits of the museum. Students and visitors enjoyed the exhibits of the museum full of diverse collections.
Besides, on the occasion of Sheikh Russell Day, a science lecture titled ‘We will learn, we will build Bangladesh’ was also organized. Students of Oxford International School, Haji Ashraf Ali High School and Fulki Sahajpath School participated in it. Students Pritam Biswas, Usha Mim Ali and Tasnubha Azad gave speeches highlighting Sheikh Russell’s biography and the significance of the day.
Besides, high quality special food was served for the students. On the occasion of Sheikh Russell Day, the Science Museum also organized a nationwide online quiz competition. A function will be organized soon for the winners of the said quiz competition.
In this context, Director General of National Museum of Science and Technology Mohammad Munir Chowdhury said, ‘This event is aimed at keeping the memory of Sheikh Russell in mind. If Sheikh Russel had lived, he would have been a scientist, researcher or a leader of the country. The program aims to inspire students and children’.