Everest Group recently unveiled a White-paper titled: `Betting on the Future-The Bangladesh IT-ITes Industry is Poised for Growth' with the cooperation of US based Boston Consulting Group (BCG) through interviewing local companies, government stakeholders. The data from the Everest Group proprietary industry factsheets and methodologies were used to compile this report that forecasts the local industry's revenue generation of US $0.9-1.1 billion in 2017 and grow the five-fold to reach US 4.6-4.8 billion by 2025. The ICT minister said the Whitepaper is an unbiased reflection of Bangladesh's potential for emergence as an ICT hub and depicts how the Digital Bangladesh Vision has become a reality. BCC Executive Director Swapan Kumar Sarker, LICT Project Director Md Rezaul Karim, President of Bangladesh Association of Call Center and Outsourcing (BACCO) Wahid Sharif, Partner of BCG Zarif Munir, Practice Director at Everest Group Prashray Kala, Mike Kazi, CEO of Kazi IT Center and other prominent industry leaders were present. LICT Component Team Leader Sami Ahmed conducted the function.