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Webinar report / documents: a webinar was held as per the details below:


Subject: Cooperation avenues in ICT (Information and Communication Technology) sector- untapped opportunities and way forward


Context: The Indian ICT industry has shown its resilience against such adversities as dotcom bubble burst, global financial recession, increased protectionism and anti-outsourcing waves, and now Covid-19 pandemic. However, every time the industry had come out stronger by adopting creative counter strategies. Given the priority placed by Senegal, The Gambia, Cabo Verde and Guinea Bissau, there is natural untapped synergy in the ICT sector that would be explored during the webinar. A specific background paper prepared by Commercial Representative Mr Sandeep Sood in July 2020 also refers (uploaded here).


Date: 11 August 2021


Time: 1030 Hrs GMT = 1600 Hrs IST


Language: English (translation for French and Portuguese would be provided if needed)


Format/ Program*: as below-




Ppt / speech


Welcome address

Ambassador G V Srinivas



Keynote presentation

Mr Sandeep Sood, Commercial Representative

Background Ppr


Keynote presentation

Mr Sandeep Narula, Chairman, Electronics and Computer Software EPC (Exp Promotion Council) of India



Special address

Mr Abdoulaye SOW, President of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Dakar (CCIAD)


Webinar attendees

QnA / comments

(Please add your questions and comments here and organizer would read them out during the webinar)



Trade and Economic Open House

Ambassador G V Srinivas


*(Anyone keen to make a presentation may send the request along with soft-text gist of their presentation to amb.dakar@mea.gov.in for consideration and suitable inclusion in the program).


Invitees / stakeholders: all relevant to the webinar subject from government (both central as also regional ie provinces / states / cities); embassy, trade and industry including chambers and export promotion councils, academia, think tanks


Background / webinar documents / past webinar reports / participants lists: All these may be conveniently searched at https://asp.embassyofindiadakar.gov.in/eoia/aWn_list.asp