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Sylhet celebrates the magic of Internet



Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS), Information and Communication Technology Division and Grameenphone have jointly organising the event at Rikabi Bazar.

On Friday morning, State Minister of ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak inaugurated the Sylhet Expo, third expo of Internet Week at divisional level.

Sylhet Divisional Commissioner Muhammad Jamal Uddin, BASIS President Shameem Ahsan, Grameenphone’s Director of Marketing Nehal Ahmed, BASIS Senior Vice President and BIW-2015 Convenor Russell T. Ahmed were guests of honours among other senior officials of ICT Division, BASIS and Grameenphone at the inaugural session.

The Bangladesh Internet Week, which is claimed as the largest internet literacy campaign in the world according the organizers, is being celebrated at 487 Upazilas across the country and alongside of internet expos in three mega cities- Dhaka, Rajshahi and Sylhet.

 
The nationwide internet literacy campaign will contributes to connect around one crore people as new internet users by next year which will cover more citizens in digital services and promote internet based entrepreneurship, according organizers.

Detail about the technology carnival available on Bangladesh Internet Week official website (www.bangladeshinternet.org) and Facebook page (fb.com/BDInternetWeek).