Science Desk: BASIS National ICT Awards 2018 came to an end with Grand Award Giving Ceremony. The Award Giving Ceremony took place at Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh-IDEB, Kakrail.
At the award giving ceremony Hon’ble Posts, Telecommunications & ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar was present at Chief Guest. Hon’ble ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak graced the occasion as Special Guest. Hon’ble Secretary Sham Shundor Shikdar, Posts and Telecommunication Department and Hon’ble Secretary Zuena Aziz, ICT Division was present as Guest of Honors.
At the opening speech BASIS National ICT Awards 2018 Convener & BASIS Director Didarul Alam said, the objective of the BASIS National ICT Awards is to provide recognition to outstanding achievements of individuals, students, entrepreneurs, SMEs and organizations with operations in Bangladesh who have contributed to the development of the Digital Bangladesh initiatives or in building applications and services for the benefit of Bangladesh.
BASIS President Syed Almas Kabir said, In BASIS National ICT Awards innovative and prospective ICT projects of Bangladesh would be recognized. Through a robust judging process the best ones would be selected. These projects depict the wide potential of Bangladesh’s ICT sector.
Hon’ble ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak said in his speech, BASIS is working relentlessly to accelerate the growth of Bangladesh’s ICT Sector. They have gone through vigorous process to gather, judge, scrutinize projects from all around Bangladesh. The Awardees must feel very proud as it’s the most prestigious ICT award in Bangladesh.
In his speech, Hon’ble Posts, Telecommunications & ICT Misiter Said, BASIS has organized this grand award in a row for the 2nd time. This year 76 awards have been given in 35 categories. I am feeling honored to know that, this year highest of number of members are participating at APICTA Awards. I hope this delegation of 70 members will bring glory for Bangladesh.
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