New Delhi: Communication has great importance in human life. The world cannot be imagined without it. People stay connected with each other only through communication. In order to raise awareness about its importance, every year on May 17, ‘World Telecom Day’ is celebrated all over the world. (World Telecommunication and Information Society Day) is celebrated. Let’s know some special things about this day on this special occasion.
World Telecommunication Day (WTD) is being celebrated every year on 17 May since 1969. In the year 2005, the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) decided to celebrate May 17 as World Telecommunication Day. On this day, on 17 May 1865, the International Telecommunication Union was also established. When the first International Telegraph Convention was signed in Paris. The program was formally launched in 1973 at the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Málaga-Torrmolinos, Spain.
The main purpose of celebrating World Telecom Day is to help raise awareness of the possibilities of using the Internet, phone, and information communication technologies. Telecommunication technology has helped us to become self-reliant. Through this, we stay connected with our family even while sitting far away. Taking advantage of many facilities from banking to tickets, transport, sending money, and depositing electricity bills. So its contribution cannot be ignored.
World Telecom Day 2023 Theme
The theme for World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2023 is Empowering the least developed countries through information and communication technologies. The theme of this year’s conference emphasizes the importance of using telecommunication and information and communication technologies (ICT) to stay healthy, connected, and independent on a physical, emotional, and financial level.
World Telecommunication Day 2023: Wishes
Let us celebrate World Telecommunication and Information Society Day by embracing the technology that keeps us all ahead and progressive in life.
Let us make efforts to create an informed, progressive, and interconnected society. Happy World Telecommunication Day.