Asocio award handed over to PM

Staff Correspondent

22 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received the Asocio Award, the most prestigious recognition of technology sector in Asia Pacific Region, as the chief of the government.

Bangladesh achieved the award in ICT Education annual conference of Asocio in Malaysia last November for its Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Academy (iDEA) project of ICT Division.

State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak handed over the award to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during the cabinet meeting on Monday. Senior Secretary Zeaul Alam was also present on the occasion.

The Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO), an international platform representing 24 economies throughout Asia Pacific, awarded Bangladesh for its inclusion of technology in education.

Prime Minister was delighted for this achievement of such international award which will inspire everyone in the country to build a digital Bangladesh.