Country’s biggest ICT expo ‘Digital World 2017’ finally ended in an arrangement with splendor. Honorable Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith was present in the closing ceremony of the digital expo.
In the closing ceremony, the Finance Minister said- BASIS President Mustafa has been raising a demand for long time regarding VAT-Tax exemption upon internet. But, right now I can’t commit. But, I would like to mention that we may do something positive regarding VAT-Tax exemption over internet in upcoming future.
Apart from the Finance Minister, ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak, President of Parliamentary Standing Committee of Post, Telecommunication and ICT Ministry Mr. Emran Ahmed, ICT Secretary Subir Kishore Chowdhury, BASIS President Mustafa Jabbar and many more were resent in the closing ceremony of Digital World 2017.
This year ICT Division was the organizer of Digital World 2017, whereas BASIS, Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) and a2i were the co-organizers. Besides, BCS, BACCO, ISPAB, Bangladesh Women in IT (BWIT), eCab, Bangladesh Innovation Forum, CTO Forum, BDOSN, Maya Apa, BIJF, BOLD and VCPEAB were the partners. The expo was sponsored by Islami Bank, Huawei, Rocket, Oracol and Aamra.