Bangladesh Association of Software & Information Services (BASIS) Senior Vice President Russell T Ahmed has been elected as the Marketing Chairperson of Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA). It’s the glory of BASIS, ICT Industry depicting whole Bangladesh.

March 57th Executive Council Meeting of APICTA took place in Myanmar on March 16 and 17 where election of the APICTA Governing Body for 2018-19 got held. BASIS Senior Vice President Russell T Ahmed has been elected as the Marketing Chairperson in the election. It is to be noted that, Russell T Ahmed was the convener of APICTA Awards Dhaka 2017.

Honorable Post, Telecommunication & ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar & ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak congratulated BASIS Senior Vice President on his remarkable achievement.

Being elected as the marketing chairperson Mr. Russell said- This achievement is not only an honor to me but also it’s the glory of BASIS depicting whole Bangladesh. Being elected as a governing board member of the biggest ICT alliance of the Asia Pacific Region, I have got the opportunity to present the growth of Bangladesh ICT sector in the international arena. BASIS has successfully organized APICTA Awards 2017. It has built the trust of international ICT community upon Bangladesh. As being the marketing chairperson of APICTA, he has got the opportunity to work for the growth of ICT market of Bangladesh along working on the growth of ICT sector of Asia Pacific region.

On the election of APICTA Governance Body for 2018-19, Stan Singh from Malaysia has been elected as the Chairperson. Fulvio Inserra from Australia has been elected as the Vice Chairman and Chairperson the Judging Sub-committee of APICTA, whereas Dr. Dileepa de Silva from Sri Lanka has been elected as the APICTA Governance Committee Chairperson.

Apart from Bangladesh, other APICTA members are Australia, Brunei Darussalam, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Macao, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand & Vietnam. After being selected as an APICTA member BASIS has successfully organized APICTA Awards 2017 at Dhaka. No other members of APICTA have organized such a grand event in this short interval of time.


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