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PReCIT Hosts the Third Consul General Talk Series on Promoting Bangladesh-Hong Kong ICT Partnership

22 Nov 2023


The third Consul General Talk Series was successfully held on 21 November 2023. It was hosted by the Policy Research Centre for Innovation and Technology (PReCIT), in collaboration with APSS and the Global Engagement Office. In the third Talk Series, Ms Israt Ara, the Consul General of Bangladesh in Hong Kong, gave a talk titled ‘Promoting partnership between Bangladesh and Hong Kong in ICT to create a knowledge-based economy’. Her talk featured contemporary policy discussions in Bangladesh on moving towards a knowledge-based economy, forthcoming advancements in ICT, opportunities for talented students to contribute to the “Smart Bangladesh” vision, and areas for collaboration between Hong Kong and Bangladesh.

In the closing speech, Prof. Eric CHUI, Head of APSS and Co-Director of PReCIT, expressed his sincere gratitude to the esteemed guests for their presence and involvement in the third Consul General Talk Series. He also highlighted the ongoing commitment to knowledge-sharing, and emphasised the need to continue building an inclusive, knowledge-based economy. The event concluded successfully, with takeaway messages on how we can foster a spirit of innovation, collaboration, and sustainable development. 

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