TELCO WARFARE 2014 By: Mir Siam


 The 3rd Season of TELCO Warfare 2014 took place on the 3rd of December 2014 at East-West University. It was organized by East-West University Telecommunications Club (EWUTC) and presented by Grameenphone. Professor Sekander Hayat Khan, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of East-West University, inaugurated the festival in the presence of special guest Ms. Tareen Hossain, Director of The Daily Ittefaq. Professor Sekander Hayat Khan delivered the opening speech while Ms. Tareen Hossain delivered an inspirational speech for the young generation to motivate our youth.

The highlight of the 1st day was the PRO WAR, a contest on project exhibition where 8 teams participated. The days’ next competition was the TELE WAR, a quiz competition. After that, there was a seminar

titled “Career Talk with Grameenphone” conducted by Mohammad Naimuzzan, General Manager, Leadership & People Development, Grameenphone, and Syed Masud Mahmood, Employer Brand Manager, Grameenphone. They talked about career prospects and encouraged undergraduate students for their future career planning and also a potential career with Grameenphone.

On 2nd day, two contests were held, NET WAR and APPS WAR. The first saw participants attend a quiz and solve problems related to networking packet tracer software, while the latter saw participants create mobile apps for the major platforms and present them for audience and judges. In the afternoon, Mr. Munir Hasan, Coordinator, Youth Programme at ProthomAlo and FayazTaher, Co-Founder and CFO, Startup Dhaka, conducted a seminar on Youth Entrepreneurship.

The 3rd day saw an event called QWAR which is a quiz contest for the continuing college-level students. The closing ceremony was held on the 4th and final day which was on the 6th of December 2014, notable guest included the Honorable Minister of Information Mr. HasanulHaqInu as Chief Guest among others. The Winners of all the Events of TELCO WARFARE 2014 were announced on this day and a cultural program and the closing ceremony marked the successful end of the event.


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