Dhaka, Thu, 15 Nov, 2018

Robot ‘Sophia’ meets Prime Minister Hasina

06 Dec, 2017 16:45:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government will set up one high-tech park in every district to flourish the ICT sector. 

"Necessary incentives will also be given if the investors come up to invest in this sector in proposed 100 economic zones across the country," she said.

The Prime Minister said this while inaugurating a four-day Digital World — an ICT exposition -- at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre with the slogan ‘Ready for Tomorrow’.

The ICT Division in collaboration with Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) organised the exposition.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugrated Digital World 2017 exposition and has met Sophia, a humanoid robot.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made an interesting conversation with Sophia, the humanoid robot, at an inaugural ceremony of Digital World 2017 exposition in capital.

The conversation was enjoyable to the audience at the programme and other viewers.

The two then conversed in English.

On December 30, the ICT Division released a video message to promote Sophia’s visit, which went viral over social media.

Sophia thanked the ICT Division of Bangladesh government and Islami Bank Bangladesh, which organised the trip in the video.

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