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PM opens Digital World 2017

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday (Dec 6) inaugurated the four-day Digital World, the biggest ICT exposition in Bangladesh, at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka with the slogan ‘Ready for Tomorrow’. ICT Division in collaboration with Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) organised the exposition.

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology  Zunaid Ahmed Palak, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Post, Telecom and Information Technology Ministry Imran Ahmed, BASIS President Mostafa Jabbar and Secretary of the Information and Communication Technology Division Subir Kishore Chowdhury were present at the inaugural session.

A good number of ministers from different countries, including Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, the Philippines, Congo and the Maldives, are attending the fifth edition of Digital World. Some 170 companies, including Google, Facebook, Motorola and Qualcomm, have signed up for the exposition.

Local entrepreneurs expect to receive the highest number of orders for software, e-commerce, gaming and mobile innovation related works this year.

About 400 exhibitors from home and abroad are attending the event. Digital World 2017 exposition  will remain open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. every day.

 

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