24th CAN Info-Tech burst out at Bhrikutimandap

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Minister for Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, visiting the stalls after inaugurating the 24th CAN Info-Tech, a mega event of Nepal’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, in Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, on January 25, 2018. Photo: RSS

The CAN Info-Tech, a mega event of Nepal’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, has begun today.

Federation of Computer Association Nepal (CAN-Federation), a mega event of Nepal’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, Subisu CAN Infotech 2018 in Kathmandu from Thursday.

According to the organisers, the event will basically display ICT products and services related to power solutions, software solutions, hardware sales and maintenance, mobile accessories, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), telecommunications, ICT colleges and IT institutes, and payment solutions.

Mohan Bahadur Basnet, Minister for Information and Communications inaugurated the fair amid a function.

Minister for Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, visiting the stalls after inaugurating the 24th CAN Info-Tech, a mega event of Nepal’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, in Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, on January 25, 2018. Photo: RSS

On the occasion, Minister Basnet said that the government was making efforts to incorporate computer education in the curriculum of community schools.

He added that coordination is essential between government and private sectors in order to develop the IT sector in the country.

He further stressed the need of leading the nation towards economic prosperity as the country’s political course has been defined with the completion of the three-tier-elections.

This is the 24th edition of the annual information technology (IT) show. This event is being organized at the Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall from today to January 30.

According to the federation, the event will have 222 stalls displaying various information, communication and technology products and services. Computer hardware sales and maintenance, dealers and distributors of power solutions and mobile accessories, Internet service providers, telecommunication firms, ICT colleges and training institutes, and software solution providers will participate in the annual ICT event.

The federation has priced the entry ticket at Rs 50 for students and Rs 100 for general visitors from morning 10 AM till 5 PM.

Subisu is the title sponsor of the event, while Motorola is the co-sponsor.

The fair will conclude on January 30.

 

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