December 12 marked the 3rd Digital Bangladesh Day, and ICT division organised a gala concert on Thursday at the capital, celebrating the occasion with the day’s theme “Shotto Mittha Jachai Agey, Internet a Share Pore”. Thousands of youths took oaths on the occasion, promising to secure the country’s reputation as fake news and rumour-free nation, reports UNB.
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak initiated the concert as the host, where country’s renowned musical acts Warfaze, Nemesis, Pritom Hasan, Oishee, Spondon and folk icon Momtaz performed.Organised in United International University (UIU) permanent campus in United City at Madani Avenue, Badda in the capital- the concert was joined by Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal as the chief guest who administrated the oath.
University Grant Commission Chairman Professor Kazi Shahidullah, Senior Secretary of Home Ministry Mostafa Kamal Uddin and Bangladesh Police’s Inspector General Mohammad Javed Patwary, President of the Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Standing Committee AKM Rahmatullah and United International University Vice Chancellor Chowdhury Mofizur Rahman were also present at the event.
The concert went on full swing with fireworks and tremendous performances by all the performing artists, who mesmerised the audience with their popular tracks.
Started on December 12, 2017 - the National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Day - this concert was part of the day-long celebration of the ‘Digital Bangladesh Day’, renamed in 2018 by the cabinet division.