Journalist Mohammad Khan from Kaler Kantho and Senior Reporter Faridur Rahman Pantha from Chanel-i have been rewarded with Special Honorary Award for their contribution in ICT journalism. Both of them are the senior members of Bangladesh ICT Journalist Forum.
Government honored 9 personalities and 6 renowned companies in 13 categories as a part of ‘National ICT Day’ observed for the first time in Bangladesh. Speaker of National Parliament Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury handed over the ‘National ICT Award 2017’ organized by ICT Division. The event was held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) on last Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
Chief Editor in BDnews24.com Mr. Toufiq Emrose Khalidi and Deputy-Chief Reporter of Bangladesh News Agency Mr. Mahmudul Hasan have been recognized with the Best ICT Personality Award. Professor Mohammad Zafar Iqbal has been recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award for his remarkable contribution in ICT. On the other hand, for amazing contribution in public services utilizing ICT, Late Mayor Anisul Haque from Dhaka North City Corporation has been acknowledged with Special Honorary Award.
A discussion and ICT Award Distribution Ceremony organized on the ocassion of National ICT Day were presided over by ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak. President of Standing Committee on Ministry of Post and Telecommunication and Parliamentary Affairs Mr. Emran Ahmed was the special guest. ICT Secretary Subir Kishore Chowdhury and many more were also present in the program.