Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Science & Technology
10-November-2005 17:58 IST
Czech President visits ISRO Satellite Centre
Dr. Vaclav Klaus, President of Czech Republic, accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Livia Klausova and senior officials of the Republic visited ISRO Satellite Centre today. The visiting dignitaries were received by Dr. K. N. Shankara, Director, ISRO Satellite Centre. They were briefed on the Indian Space Programme and shown around the centre including the satellite integration laboratory, thermovac test chamber and the space exhibition.

The Czech President lauded the achievements of India under its space programme, especially, in the applications of space technology for various developmental tasks.

Shri P.S. Raghavan, Indian Ambassador in Prague and his wife, Smt. Barbara Raghavan accompanied the dignitaries.