HDC’s SmartCom Fair scheduled for Friday

Central Park, Hulhumale' (File Photo/Sun/Fayaz Moosa)

The SmartCom Fair organized by Housing Development Corporation’s (HDC) is scheduled for this Friday.

The SmartCom Fair will be from 04:00 pm to 06:00 pm and 08:00 pm to 10:00 pm on Friday, at Central Park.

According to HDC, the SmartCom Fair aims to educate people on applications and other digital platform for services, familiarize people with modern technology, and prepare ‘Smart Citizens for a Smart City’.

HDC said the fair will be held annually under its project to develop Hulhumale’ as a smart city.

HDC said the fair will also raise awareness to prevent cybercrimes – which has seen an increase in recent months, and provide important information on smart solutions and other digital services.

A lucky draw will be taken amongst the attendees of the fair. Winners stand to win exciting prizes such as smart watch, a router with 300GBs of internet, and vouchers valued at MVR 1,000.

The SmartCom Fair is being held in collaboration with government authorities, state-owned enterprises, private colleges, banks and private companies. In this regard, Bank of Maldives (BML), Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA), Dhiraagu, Ooredoo Maldives. Medianet and Maldives Business School are among participants.