Oracle today celebrated 20 years of serving public- and private-sector firms in Bangladesh by opening a new office in the country.
The occasion was witnessed by Chief Guest AHM Mustafa Kamal, MP Minister – Ministry of Finance, Govt. of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; Guest of Honour Zunaid Ahmed Palak, Minister of State for ICT Division, Bangladesh; Earl R. Miller, U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; Cherian Varghese, Regional Managing Director, Oracle ASEAN; Amit Suxena, Managing Director – South Asia Growth Economies & Vice President – Cloud Platform Group, Oracle; Rubaba Dowla, Managing Director, Oracle Bangladesh; and many Oracle customers and partners.
“Bangladesh has leap-frogged economic growth with 8.15 percent GDP growth last fiscal year – the highest in Asia Pacific. I appreciate the initiative taken by Oracle while working with organizations across the country to help them transform, harness the growth we are seeing and serve their customers in new, innovative ways,” said AHM Mustafa Kamal, FCA, MP Minister, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
“I would like to congratulate Oracle on this milestone, particularly since they have been close technology partners supporting Bangladesh’s development agenda,” said Zunaid Ahmed Palak, Honorable Minister of State for ICT Division, Bangladesh. “The government is committed to transforming Bangladesh into a Digital Nation by 2021 and we look forward to working with corporations like Oracle to fulfill this important vision.”
Bangladeshi firms rely on Oracle Cloud to gain competitive advantage
Oracle is the world’s number-one provider of business software with a broad portfolio of solutions for companies of all sizes. In Bangladesh, Oracle has been experiencing strong demand for its cloud solutions from many organisations including Ananta Group, Bangladesh Bank, Bangladesh Bridge Authority, Bangladesh Computer Council, Bangladesh Election Commission, bKash, BRAC Bank, DBL Group, Department of Immigration and Passport, Dulal Brothers, Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges, National Board of Revenue, National Polymer, Partex Star Group, Union Group, Pacific Jeans to name a few. Bangladeshi firms are leveraging Oracle Cloud to fulfill a variety of business requirements including to manage and retain talent, deliver better customer experiences, launch new services faster, or reduce costs.
“The speed at which our customers in Bangladesh are innovating and digitizing their businesses exceeds what we’re experiencing in other parts of the ASEAN region,” said Cherian Varghese, Regional Managing Director, Oracle Asean. “Be it BRAC Bank’s digital transformation where the bank could increase speed of business with Oracle ERP Cloud or DBL Group modernizing its talent acquisition and innovating its business processes, our customers in Bangladesh are leading the way in terms of adopting new and emerging technologies. It’s an exciting time to have this opportunity in Bangladesh.”
“With an ecosystem of a 50-plus strong partner community in Bangladesh, we continue to support the digital transformation for our customers in the region,” said Rubaba Dowla, Managing Director, Oracle Bangladesh. “This new office is another milestone of our commitment to the country. Oracle Cloud is fast becoming a growth platform for both public- and private-sector enterprises, and with our established network and vast breadth of world-class technology, we are geared to help build Bangladesh’s digital agenda.”
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