Government Minister urges young Bajans for IT Careers – 15th Anniversary of Promotech

Barbados has approximately 43 per cent of internet penetration in the island, which makes it third for connectivity in the Western Hemisphere. Nevertheless, this access to technology is not readily apparent when interacting with revenue-collecting departments of the civil service.

This was one of two main observations from Commerce Minister, Donville Inniss, during the launch of the Warrens outlet of computer store Promotech, which is celebrating 15 years.

This was one of two main observations from Commerce Minister, Donville Inniss, during the launch of the Warrens outlet of computer store Promotech, which is celebrating 15 years.

Inniss told the audience that the number of cellphones, laptops and tablets there are in each family speaks to the level of advancement in this rapidly expanding industry. He therefore urged parents to encourage their children to explore opportunities in the tech industry and aspire to be the next Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerburg… {FULL TEXT AT: Loop Barbados & Video: BajanReporter.com}

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