Health Desk: 6 December '17: Today Prime minister Sheikh Hasina opens up the Digital World 2017 along with robot Sophia at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka with the slogan 'Ready for Tomorrow'.
We have wielded the youths with latest IT technology. I hope that they will take the country forward and make the dream of Bangabandhu come true," she said.
"Bangladesh's economy is progressing fast with 7.28 percent annual growth.
We won't need to have a look at any other sector if we can exploit the potentialities of the ICT," she added. The premier said the youths of Bangladesh can easily adapt to any new invention. So they would be able to make anything possible in this sector.
Later, organizers introduced Sophia, a latest and most advanced robot and most fascinating attraction of this year's exposition, with the Prime Minister. They exchanged pleasantries and talked about the different aspects of ICT advancements in Bangladesh. Then together they inaugurated the exposition.
The president and the premier hoped that the expo would provide scope for showcasing the country’s innovations, digitalization initiatives, products and services to the countrymen as well as the global community. It will surely act as a breeding front for new ideas and solutions and create business opportunities through knowledge sharing and networking.