The Embassy of Russia in Bangladesh has awarded Kaspersky Lab and its Bangladesh distributor Officextracts for outstanding contributions to the field of cyber security in the digital sector of the country and promoting Russian technology in Bangladesh.
In a unique and rare event participated by media members, Embassy staff, Kaspersky Lab South Asia representatives and Officextracts team members, the award was presented at a local hotel by Ambassador Alexander A. Nikolaev to Altaf Halde, managing director of Kaspersky Lab South Asia operations and Prabeer Sarkar, chief executive officer of Officextracts on February 24 .
Miss Elena Nikolicheva, head of economic affairs, Ivan M. Korzhenko and Artur R. Zakaev, chief of protocol of the Russian Embassy were also present at the ceremony.
In his speech, The Ambassador Nikolaev emphasised on the need of cyber security and appreciated the efforts of Kaspersky Lab and Officextracts in creating that awareness and market opportunity in the Bangladesh software industry. He also cited on the success of Kaspersky Lab as a Russian technology company being so popular and successful in Bangladesh.