The ICT Division and the BASIS in association with several IT organisations are organising the digital world with the theme of 'Non Stop Bangladesh.'
Digital World 2016, a three-day long Mega ICT event of the country, is going to begin on Wednesday October 19-21, 2016.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the digital fair at a function to be held at International Convention City, Bashundhara (ICCB) in Dhaka.
Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Advisor Sajeeb Wazed Joy will also attend the inaugural ceremony. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, state minister for ICT Division, came up with the disclosure at a press conference at Bangladesh Secretariat on Saturday in the capital. Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu was present at the press meet. The ICT Division and the BASIS in association with several IT organisations are organising the digital world with the theme of 'Non Stop Bangladesh.' Around 400 exhibitors from Bangladesh and abroad will participate in the event.
Among them, many are policy-makers, senior government officials & ministers, industry leaders, civil society spokespersons, investors and multinational software vendors.
Representatives of ICT companies, international ICT associations, international development agencies, local software development firms will present alongside multinational and local companies, government departments & agencies implementing successful ICT & e-governance projects.
Representatives from renowned IT training institutes as well as university faculty members and students will also present at the mega IT fair. Different ministry will showcase e-services in order to feature the development of e-governance in achieving the vision 2021 'Digital Bangladesh'. Its purpose is to exhibit government online service, as well as exchange information between the government and a variety of recipients, citizens, business and also other government. The expo mainly focuses on the prompt and accelerated transformation of Bangladesh, from being a traditional government to a digital one in a convenient, efficient and transparent manner.