АSE Group of Companies, engineering division of State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom, in cooperation with the Atomic Industry Information Center in the city of Dhaka presented the photography exhibition of the Hungarian nature photographer Vince Balint on beauty and diversity of the nature surrounding NNPs.
The exhibition’s opening ceremony took part in the frame of the workshop on the environmental and safety aspects of nuclear energy projects, organized on April 25 by АSE Group of Companies in cooperation with the Ministry of Science and Technology of Bangladesh at the Atomic Industry Information Center in the city of Dhaka.
Abul Basher Md. Zahurul Islam Director General of Bangabandhu Sheikh MujiburRahmanNovotheatre, Dhaka and Engr. M Ali Zulquarnain, Chairman, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) jointly inaugurated the photo exhibition.
The exhibition named “Wildlife around Russian NNPs” demonstrates the photos by Hungarian photographer Bálint Vincze who visited the sites of all ten operating nuclear power plants in Russia in 2014 to capture the magnificent and diverse Russian nature. Inspired by natural beautythe world-renowned wildlifephotographer initiated a project to describe the diversity and uniqueness of wildlife surrounding the nuclear power plants. All the pictures presented at the exhibition are made close to NPPs and are a clear demonstration of a good relationship between the nature and nuclear power.
“The pictures presented here are a clear demonstration that the nuclear power plants of the Russian design built or to be built in Russia and abroad are a sustainable and environmentally friendly energy source.Since its very creation, the nuclear power has been one of the most high-tech, safe and competitive international industries, including its high level of safety related to the climate change. Fifty years of international peaceful utilization of the atom allowed the humanity to avoid 60 billion tons of CO2 emission. Having and open and trust-based dialogue with local civil society and community is a key under these circumstances and today’s exhibition is a perfect example thereof”, said Philipp Kosov, official representative of State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom in Bangladesh.
During its first working day, the exhibition received and attracted government officials from local authorities, Dhaka residents and nearby areas, and high school and university students. It is expected that more than 5,000 visitors will attend the exhibition in fourteen working days up to May 10, 2016. All prints produced for the exhibition in Dhaka will be donated to a local authority for future public viewing.