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We have succeeded in becoming Digital Bangladesh: Palak

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Senior Correspondent: State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak said, ’13 years ago there were only five million Internet users, which is now 130 million. During this time there has been a lot of progress in the ICT sector. 13 years ago there was no ICT industry, technology exports were only 26 million dollars. Now the software, hardware and service sectors together have reached one and a half billion dollars a year.

He said, “According to a statistic, Bangladesh is the second largest country in the list of online sources of workers. We have achieved the success of becoming a digital Bangladesh and based on that success, we now want to build a sustainable, knowledge-based and creative ‘Smart Bangladesh’ by 2041.”

Junaid Ahmed Palak said this at a press conference organized around the Dhaka organization of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals at the Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) auditorium in Agargaon of the capital on Sunday (November 6).

The press conference organized by the Information and Communication Technology Department was also attended by ICPC Foundation President and ICPC Executive Director Dr. William B. the pouch

Besides, among others participated in the press conference – Senior Secretary of Information and Communication Technology Department NM Ziaul Alam, Deputy Executive Director of ICPC and Director of ICPC World Finals Contest Dr. Michael J. Donahue, University of Asia Pacific Vice-Chancellor and ICPC World Finals Dhaka Director Professor Kamrul Ahsan and BCC Executive Director Ranjit Kumar.

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Bangladesh is this year’s host country of ICPC, the most respected and prestigious international competition for solving computer programming problems for university level students. The contest is organized almost every year especially for the young generation, which started in 1970. The 45th edition of ICPC is led by the Department of Information and Communication Technology, the executing agency BCC and the host university ‘University of Asia Pacific (UAP)’ from Bangladesh.

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The ICPC Foundation and BCC and University of Asia Pacific (UAP) as the host university are the main organizers of the 45th ICPC World Finals Dhaka. In the meantime, all the activities aimed at organizing this event in Bangladesh have been completed and the last minute preparations are underway. The event will be inaugurated on November 8 at noon. For the first time, the details of the ICPC organization in Bangladesh including the important issues were presented in the press conference.

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Palak said, this event is a great opportunity to showcase our capabilities in ICT. At the same time, it is also an opportunity to establish contact with the current leadership of the future ICT leaders of our country. We invite all our friends to taste the beauty and hospitality of the country.

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In the press conference, ICPC Foundation President said, ICPC is one of the special events for the universities of the world. Our mission is to build a better world for future generations. This requires a commitment to excellence.

He also said, we want to create opportunities for everyone. For this events like ICPC are very important. I am very excited to have this event in Bangladesh.

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