‘National ICT Day’ has been observed with grandeur yesterday with the initiatives taken by the government. Paying tribute to the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhanmondi 32, Dhaka, ICT Day begins in the morning. ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak, Secretary Subir Kishore Chowdhury, BASIS President Mustafa Jabbar and many others were present over there. Later at 8 am a rally got marched on from National Museum, Shahbagh and ended at Shaheed Minar. ICT State Minister, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dhaka and many more attended the rally.
In the afternoon, on the occasion of ICT Day, a discussion was organized at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC). Here, Speaker of Bangladesh National Parliament Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury said-It was approved in the cabinet meeting last month to observe December 12 as National ICT Day through which another day has been added in the month of our victory.