A three-day long internet fair kicked off on Thursday with an aim to spread use of information technology in the southern part of the country among the grassroots through secure internet and introducing new technologies to the people.
Khulna Internet Business Association (KIBA) organised the fair at Hotel Tiger Garden in the city.
Mayor of Khulna City Corporation (KCC) Talukder Abdul Khaleque inaugurated the fair as chief guest with KIBA General Secretary Ashraful Haque in the chair.
Chairman of Khulna Zila Parishad Sheikh Harun-ur Rashid, President of Internet Service Provider Association of Bangladesh Md Aminul Hakim, Regional Director of Bangladesh Computer Council in Khulna Engineer Sheikh Mafizur Rahman and Secretary of Bangladesh Computer Association Khulna Branch Md Nazmul Ahsan Rony addressed the inaugural ceremony as special guest.
The chief guest said one of the main goals of Internet Fair is to highlight the advancement and innovation of digital technology, ensure suitable human resources, build a bridge between mass people and advanced digital technology as well as showcase progress of “Digital Bangladesh” campaign.
“To survive in the current competitive world, the youths have to acquire knowledge on information technology and technical education,” he added.
A total of 30 stalls has been setup in the fair and the fair will remain open at 10:00am to 8:00pm till February 29, reports BSS.