State minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak has appeared on the list of the ‘World’s 100 Most Influential People in the Digital Activities of Government’ published by Apolitical, a global public policy think-tank, the ICT Division said in a statement.
Other notable personalities who appeared on the list include Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, founder of the world wide web Tim Berners-Lee, Indian Minister for Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad and Taiwanese Minister for Digital Affairs Audrey Tang.
According to Apolitical, the people named on the list have demonstrated unprecedented success and visionary leadership in implementing digital government in their respective jurisdictions.
They are significantly contributing to taking public services to people by harnessing digital technologies, according to the statement issued on Friday.
The UK Foreign Office, the European Commission, the government of Canada and the World Economic Forum are among the patrons and partners of Apolitical, a UK-based organisation.
It also offers a free platform helping public servants and their partners in more than 120 countries across the globe.
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