Dhiraagu celebrates World Telecom and Info Society Day 2024

Dhiraagu celebrates the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2024 -- Photo/ Dhiraagu

Dhiraagu has celebrated World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2024 with a special event held at the Maldives National University (MNU) on Saturday.

The event was attended by the Chief Executive of Communication Authority of Maldives (CAM), Ilyas Ahmed; CEO and Managing Director of Dhiraagu, Ismail Rasheed; along with the management of Dhiraagu and MNU students.

The session aimed to share the knowledge and empower the future leaders of the "next generation to adopt digital tools and innovate for prosperity".

"We are committed to harnessing the power of digital innovation to create a positive impact on society and the environment. We will continue empowering communities with enhanced digital infrastructure, platforms, and tools for a sustainable digital economy," said Dhiraagu CEO and Managing Director.

Speaking at the event, CAM's Chief Executive encouraged and invited all young people to "be not afraid to put forward their ideas" and work together to achieve a sustainable future.

A panel discussion was conducted at the event reflecting on this year's theme 'Digital Innovation for Sustainable Development'. The panelists for this session were;

  • Ismail Faiz - Head of Cybersecurity at Dhiraagu
  • Aishath Nayasheen Ahmed - Head of Solutions Mapping at UNDP Maldives
  • Hawwa Reena - Legal Counsel and Sustainability Manager at Dhiraagu

The session was moderated by Aishath Zara Nizar, Data Scientist at Dhiraagu.

During the panel discussion, the panels brought forward different perspectives from their respective fields on digital innovation's instrumental role in ensuring sustainabl development.