The ASOCIO ICT Education Award was handed over to the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by the State Minister for ICT Division, Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP on Monday at cabinet meeting.
After receiving the award the premier said, such international award will inspire everyone in the country to build a Digital Bangladesh. Meanwhile, she congratulated all for taking the ICT sector of Bangladesh ahead globally.
Earlier, Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed expressed his pleasure and congratulated everyone at the meeting on Tuesday, (January 14) at the conference room of Agargaon's ICT Tower for this remarkable achievement.
The award was given at the “2019 ASOCIO-PIKOM DIGITAL SUMMIT” held on 12th November 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by the “Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO)”. This international award has been given in ICT Education category to Startup Bangladesh-iDEA for its special contribution in ICT Sector.
Earlier, Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Honorable Adviser Mr. Sajeeb Wazed inaugurated the "Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Academy (iDEA)" on July 26, 2018.