World Telco and Information Society Day being observed

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Published: 11:45, May 17,2019


The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is being observed across Bangladesh on Friday along with other countries around globe.

This year’s theme is ‘Bridging the Standardisation Gap’.

Posts and Telecommunications Division and its affiliate organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes.

The WTISD is celebrated annually since 1969, marking the founding of International Telecommunication Union on May 17 in 1865 when the first International Telegraph Convention was signed in Paris.

President M Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages on the eve of the day.

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