The Roundtable Meeting on Implementing the Vision of Digital Bangladesh: Role of Telecom and ICT Industry

Date: 8 February 2011

Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) and Grameen Phone jointly organized a Roundtable Meeting on Implementing the Vision of Digital Bangladesh: Role of Telecom and ICT Industry held on 8th February, 2011, from 09:30am to 1:00pm at  the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The objective of this event is to highlight the importance of the role of Telecom and ICT industry in Bangladesh in light with the vision of ‘Digital Bangladesh’. To help telecom and ICT flourish in Bangladesh, there is a need for a sound legal framework and policy decisions as well as effective regulatory actions.

This roundtable meeting was being organized to bring together senior representatives from the government, policy makers, telecom operators, development partners, NGOs, corporate houses, media, software and IT industries to discuss the challenges and possible recommendations to help in facilitating the process of Digital Bangladesh.

Mr. Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Post and Telecommunications had kindly consented to be the chief guest at the roundtable.

Ms. Tenzin Dolma Norbhu, Senior ICT Policy Specialist, Global ICT Department, The World Bank  was the key note speakers at the roundtable.

Mr. Farooq Sobhan, President, BEI chaired the roundtable.

Should you need more information, your office may contact Ms. Faria Sultana at BEI. Ms. Sultana could be reached through email: faria@bei-bd.org ; phone: 880-2-9892662-3, Ext: 116; fax: 880-2-9888583; and cell: 0088- 01711 282 007.

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