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World Information Technology Congress 2018 Inaugurated

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated World Conference on Information Technology (WCIT-2018) in Hyderabad through video-conferencing from Delhi.

India is hosting the event for the very first time in partnership with NASSCOM, WITSA and the government of Telangana. Business delegations from 25 countries are attending the event themed 'Amplify digital-Disrupt the core'.
In his inaugural speech, Modi highlighted India'sprogress in Information technology
"With one lakh villages linked with optical fibre, over 100 crore mobile phones, 120 crore Aadhar and 50 crore Internet users India is best placed to leverage power of technology and leapfrog into future," he said.
The theme of this edition of the conference is ‘Future Enterprises.’.
Sophia the humanoid, who is a Saudi citizen, is also attending the conference key attraction. This will be her second sojourn in the country, having attended the TechFest at the IIT Bombay late last year.

What is World Information Technology Congress?

  • The World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) is the largest and the most reputable international event among worldwide IT leaders aiming at bringing together the high-level officials from different countries, heads of multinational organizations, universities and scientific research centres, non-governmental organizations’ representatives and many more.
  • The event includes discussions of legal, political and economic trends affecting IT business processes, presentations of innovative solutions, B2B meetings and so on.
  • The WCIT has been held since 1978. Armenia will host the 9th edition of WCIT 2019.
World Information Technology Congress 2018 was held in
a. India
b. Canada
c. Russia
d. China

Which Indian country hosted the World Information Technology Congress 2018?
a. Ahmedabad
b. Hyderabad
c. New Delhi
d. Jaipur

Which country will host the World Information Technology Congress 2019?
a. Bulgaria
b. Armenia
c. Argentina
d. Brazil

Sophia the humanoid has the citizenship of which country?
a. Bahrain
b. Ghaza
c. Cyprus
d. Saudi Arabia
World Information Technology Congress 2018 Inaugurated World Information Technology Congress 2018 Inaugurated Reviewed by insiya yadav on February 20, 2018 Rating: 5

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