Need of ICT development for making 'digital Nepal' stressed

Posted on: October 15, 2017 | views: 94

Minister for Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet has returned home today after taking part in the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) in Buenos Aires, Argentine. 

Talking to journalists at the Tribhuvan International Airport upon arrival home, Minister Basnet said the conference held important discussions on the new technological advances in the telecommunication sector in various countries, successes and exchange of practices.

Minister Basnet also appreciated the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for the cooperation it has been extending Nepal so far and urged for its continuity.

The Minister for Information and Communications said emphasis has been given on infrastructure development and the use of information technology to transform Nepal into a 'digital Nepal' by 2025.