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12:00 AM, March 19, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:58 AM, March 19, 2019

BASIS SoftExpo begins today

The 15th edition of the BASIS SoftExpo 2019 is set to begin at the International Convention City Bashundhara in the capital today.

This year's three-day show—that bears the slogan of “Technology for prosperity”—will house four new zones. One will be titled Industry 4.0 and the rest will be experience zone, VAT zone and women zone.

In the event, there will also be zones on digital education, fin-tech, software, mobile innovation, digital commerce, ITES and business process outsourcing.

Organisers shared the information at a press meet at the auditorium of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) in Dhaka.

The showcase will be the congregation of ICT companies, personalities, key policymakers, industry leaders and other ICT stakeholders, according to the organisers.

Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar is scheduled to inaugurate the event, where more than 250 national and international exhibitors will showcase their software and IT enabled services.

Over 100 national and international speakers will also share their thoughts in different sessions of the expo.

The will also be business leaders meeting, corporate hour, ICT career camp and gaming fest, business to business matchmaking session, including a special session for exploring the business in Japan.

Expansion and development of the local ICT sector is the heart and soul of Digital Bangladesh, State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak said at the press meet.

ICT Secretary NM Zeaul Alam and BASIS President Syed Almas Kabir were also present.

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