Bangladesh achieved 14 awards in Merit category and a Winner award in the context of ICT sector in APICTA renowned as ‘Oscar’ of Asia-Pacific Region. On the closing day (December 10) of APICTA Award ceremony at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC), these awards were distributed.
17 projects have become winners in 17 categories in the 17th APICTA award. Besides, total 47 projects have been rewarded in Merit category.
The association Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) formed with 16 countries usually distributes this award every year. Just after two years of getting membership in APICTA, Bangladesh has been able to organize this event. The program kicked off on December 7 was organized by ICT Division in association with BASIS.
Honorable Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith was present in the program as chief guest, whereas ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak attended as special guest.