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Staff Correspondent
The government will celebrate the ‘Digital Bangladesh Day’ today to make its Digital Bangladesh concept memorable. The theme of the day is ‘Digital Bangladesh will be Bangabandhu’s Sonar Bangla’.
Marking the day, the ICT Division has chalked up a daylong programme with different events to be held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital.
The programmes include giving citations to the Digital Bangladesh Award winners, RoboWar and puzzle game shows, discussions, a seminar, nationwide online essay and prize giving ceremony at BICC while essay and painting competition will be held at upazila and districts levels across the country.
The finance minister will be present there as chief guest. Prime Minister’s political advisor HT Imam, former ICT minister Mustafa Jabbar, former Science and Technology Minister Architect Yeafesh Osman, among others, will be present as special guests.
Later, a seminar titled ‘Sonar Bangla and Digital Bangladesh’, and prize giving ceremony of RoboWar and online essay competition will be held at the same venue at 5.30 pm. Mustafa Jabbar will address the programme as the chief guest while Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman will speak as the special guest.

Mentionable, the government changed the name of the National Information and Communication Technology Day to Digital Bangladesh Day on November 26. The National ICT day was celebrated for the first time in December 12 last year.