ICONE hosts programme for working women, their children


The Information Center on Nuclear Energy in Dhaka (ICONE) hosted a special event for the women employees of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre and Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) on Saturday.

The event was a part of the programme dedicated to the International Mother’s Day, said a Rosatom press release.

ICONE Dhaka with the support from by Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) and Rosatom State Corporation of Russia, the contractor of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, has been working to generate public interest in science and technology and at the same time create awareness about the safety of nuclear technology and its versatile use in different spheres of life.

Md. Abdur Razzaque, Director General of the Novo Theatre in his speech on the occasion reminded the women employees of their role in building a better nation.

Naima Yeasmin, a successful woman employee, spoke about how a working woman can maintain a balance between her official responsibilities and her own children.

She advised her female colleagues to spend quality time with children besides performing their official duty, as it is essential for healthy mental growth of the future generation.

Women employees along with their children visited different facilities at the ICONE and took part in interesting games like NPP Duel, Guess the Country by Flag, Chronograph etc. and a quiz competition on Marie Curie, the “Mother of Radiation”.

Winners were awarded souvenirs and prizes.