CAN Info-Tech begins at Bhrikutimandap

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

It is stated that the 24th edition of the technological exhibition is organised by CAN Federation at the Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall with an objective to promote domestic ICT industry and showcase latest technological developments taking place across the world.

Around 200 stalls related to IT products and services are displayed in the fair. About 400,000 people are expected to visit.

Subisu CableNet Pvt Ltd is the title sponsor of the six-day event and Motorola is the co-partner of CAN InfoTech, according to the CAN Federation.

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.

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.

The fair will conclude on January 30.

(with inputs from Rastriya Samachar Samiti)