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Three day Digital Innovation Fair begins Thursday in Sylhet

35The three-day-long ‘Digital Innovation Fair-2015′ will begin in Sylhet Muhammed Ali Gymnasium Thursday, 19 March 2015.

Latest ICT products, multi-media classroom, mobile banking and e-learning items will be put on display in around 40 stalls at the fair.

District Administration will arrange the fair in collaboration with Ministry of Science and ICT and Prime Minister’s office, A2I with a view to encouraging people to use Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for building a ‘Digital Bangladesh’.

Deputy Commissioner of Sylhet Md. Shohidul Islam disclosed this at a press briefing at his conference hall in the city Monday. He said the fair is a step towards providing extensive citizen services to the citizen.

Through this fair, citizens from district levels will avail the scope of getting aware of the e-services at their doorsteps.

Besides, they would get to experience some important and regular services in-venue to understand the mechanics and advantages of these electronically transformed services.

Such services have reduced time of transaction and made the process fairly simple and transparent with most efficiency towards public satisfaction.

Finance Minister Abul Mal Abdul Muhit will formally inaugurate the fair Thursday afternoon as the chief guest.

Mirazul Islam Ukil, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Education, Development and ICT), narrated the goals and objectives of the government’s A2I Program, digital innovation fair and tremendous successes already achieved through digitisation in every sector throughout the country including Sylhet district.

Deputy Director of Sylhet Divisional Information office Julia Jesmin Mily, Sylhet Press club president Iqbal Siddiki, Staff reporter of Daily Ittefaq Humaun Roshid Chowdhury, Special Correspondent of Channel S Abdul Malik Jaka, The New Nation Correspondent S.A Shofiee were present at the press briefing.