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POST TIME: 6 September, 2016 00:00 00 AM
Bangladesh elected working group president
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Bangladesh elected working group president

Bangladesh has been elected as the president of Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway (APIS) of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) for next one year, reports BSS.

Director General of Information and Commu-nication Technology Depar-tment Banamali Bhowmick will act as the president on behalf of the country, a press release said yester­day.
The election was held at the conference of Strengthening Regional Information and Communication Technology Connectivity through the Asia-Pacific Information Super-highway (AIPS) in China on August 29-30.
China and Philippine elected as vice-presidents.
A total of 16 countries including China, Korea and Vietnam and 49 representatives of noted international organisations, members of ESCAP working and steering group and ESCAP international and regional partners took part the meeting.