Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the four-day Digital World, the biggest ICT exposition in Bangladesh, at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka on Wednesday.
The slogan for the exposition this year is “Ready for Tomorrow.”
ICT Division in collaboration with Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) has organized the exposition.
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 work this year.
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About 400 exhibitors from home and abroad are attending the event. It will remain open from 10am to 8pm every day.
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) 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 ceremony.
Ministers from different countries, including Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, the Philippines, Congo and the Maldives, are attending the fifth edition of Digital World.