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2023-02-17 04:20:00 BdST

BASIS SoftExpo 2023 begins February 23

The four-day BASIS SoftExpo 2023 will begin on February 23 at Bangabandhu Bangladesh China Friendship Exhibition Center in the capital’s Purbachal.

Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) is organising the exhibition to showcase the latest technology innovations and ICT capabilities of Bangladesh to the world.

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between BASIS and Huawei recently in this connection.

BASIS President Russell T. Ahmed said: “We are now moving towards achieving the Smart Bangladesh goal. We are hopeful that BASIS SoftExpo 2023 will play a significant role in achieving this goal and take Bangladesh a step ahead in digitalisation.”

“Huawei has achieved the leading position in the ICT field worldwide. We are delighted to partner with them.”

Alex Li, vice-president of Cloud Business Group of Huawei South Asia, said: “Huawei will stand with Bangladesh in achieving the Smart Bangladesh goal as it did in fulfilling the dream of Digital Bangladesh. We have partnered with BASIS with the same vision and we will showcase our latest software and solutions at this SoftExpo.”

Besides the inaugurating and closing events of BASIS SoftExpo 2023, there will be some special programs such as B2B matchmaking, ambassadors’ night, outsourcing conference, startup conference, developers’ conference, ministerial conference, ICT career camp/youth program, women in IT program and Japan Day program.

More than 800 corporate executives are expected to attend the “Business Leaders Meet.” Also, more than 23 seminars and technical sessions will be held.

About three lakh visitors including government and private policymakers, about 200 national and international speakers, IT experts, IT sector businessmen, foreign delegations, domestic and foreign IT users and interested young students are expected to visit BASIS SoftExpo 2023.

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