e-Asia ends drawing huge response

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e-Asia ends drawing huge response

The three-day gala ICT event e-Asia-2011 ended here yesterday drawing huge response from large number of visitors and tremendous interest of foreign participating countries on information communication technology (ICT) sector of Bangladesh.

The event, held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, was organised by the Bangladesh Computer Council under the Ministry of Science and ICT along with the Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies (CSDMS), India. It was co- organised by Access to Information (A2I) Programme of the Prime Minister’s Office.

The organisers, participants and visitors expressed their satisfaction over the event, saying successful holding of the e-Asia will create a new horizon for Dhaka to make it as ICT hub in the world.

Consultant of Ministry of Science and ICT Munir Hassan told BSS that Bangladesh hosted the largest ICT event for the first time and its image has increased significantly at international arena for successful holding of e-Asia.

“Bangladesh has showcased our innovations on ICT sector and its potentiality during the three-day e-Asia-2011,” he said adding “Response from large number of visitors and participating countries are clear indicators of our success.”

Like the last two days, visitors also thronged yesterday both foreign and local stalls, the country pavilions and seminars of the event.

Six companies are showcasing their products mostly software related at the Sri Lankan pavilion. Participants of the pavilion said the products include anti virus solutions for enterprise, consultancy services for education, customised application for education and stock brokers.

Group Manager of DMS Software Engineering Limited Manju Welivitage of Sri Lanka said, “We are very happy about feedback of visitors and overall atmosphere of e-Asia.” —BSS

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