A seminar on “E-commerce and its Challenges in Bangladesh”was organized in Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) in its International Conference Hall,Rupnagar, Mirpur-2 in the capital on Monday, April 08, 2019. Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) of the university arranged this seminar to discuss the current situation, growth and challenges of the country’s e-commerce sector.
Professor Dr. Shafique Ahmed Siddique, Chairman, BUBT Trust graced the program as the Chief Guest while Professor Md. Abu Saleh, Vice Chancellor, BUBT presided over the seminar. Mr. ZakariaSwapan, Founder & CEO of the iPay System Ltd. presented the keynotepaper.He is the first IT expert who initiated the online internet in this country in 1996 and he has got Silicon Valley experience. He explained that change is the only constant thing on earth and it is necessary in e-commerce sector.Giant e-commerce companies are coming here and they can take over our market. This is why we need to change ourselves to face the challenges. We should build the trust between the buyer and sellers of e-commerce. We also need to resolve the funding, law and order issues as well.He also said that tech entrepreneurs may create new solutions and look for new markets.
Professor Dr. M. Ameer Ali, Chairman, Department of CSE, BUBT deliveredthe welcome speech. Distinguished Guests, Former Chairman of BUBT Trust andMembers of BUBT Trust, Treasurer, Advisor, Students’ Affairs, Directors including Director of IQAC-BUBT, Deans of different faculties, Registrar, Controller of Exams., Joint Registrar, chairmen of different departments, Proctor, officials, teachers and students attended the seminar.