Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) in collaboration with ICT Business Promotion Council (IBPC) has organized a 3-days expo styled "Bizness Software Showcase" on Accounting Software. Mr. Md. Abdus Salam, FCA, President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) inaugurated this event as chief guest on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 11 am at BASIS Auditorium while Dr. Md. Khairuzzaman Mozumder, Coordinator of Business Promotion Council, Ministry of Commerce was present as special guest. Mr. Syed Almas Kabir, Acting president of BASIS gave welcome address at the ceremony. Among others, Former BASIS President Mr. Rafiqul Islam Rowly, Mr. Mahbub Zaman also spoke on the session. Mr. Uttam Kumar Paul, Treasurer, BASIS and and Director-in-Charge, BASIS Standing Committee of Local Market (Private & Corporate) Development gave the vote of thanks.
Chief Guest Md. Abdus Salam, FCA in his speech emphasized on using Accounting software for all donor funded projects to beimplemented by the government. He also urged all Accountants of SME companies to use Accounting software so that they can enhance their capabilities as per international standard. He also requested BASIS to encourage Ministry of Commerce to use Accounting software in all Bangladesh embassies abroad and also NBR to ensure collection of revenue through Accounting software. He also assured to invite all ICAB members to visit this showcase to get an idea about the features of already developed Accounting Software.
Special guest Dr. Khairuzzaman Mozumder in his speech expressed his satisfaction about the recent growth trends in Software and ICT export. He also assured providing necessary support to BASIS in organizing this type of showcases.
It may mention here that, a total of 13 BASIS member companies are showcasing their accounting software related products and services. The participating companies are Advance Bangla Software Technology Ltd., Advanced ERP (BD) Ltd., Application Solutions ltd., Bangladesh Micro Technology Ltd., Best Business Bond Ltd., CSL Software Resources Ltd., Daffodil Computers Ltd., Habib Intelligent Software Limited, IBCS-PRIMAX Software (BD), Mediasoft Bangladesh Ltd., Satcom IT Limited, Southtech Limited and The Databiz Software Limited.
The expo will continue up to 27th May 2013, though earlier it was planned for two days. It will be opened from 10 am - 7 pm every day.