Social Media summit to be held in Afghanistan for promoting Internet use

Washington, Sept. 17 (ANI): A National Social Media Summit is to be held in Kabul to promote Internet access and the use of social media as a way to discuss current news.

The summit called Paiwand (Connection) will be held from September 22 to 23 and around 200 speakers will participate in the event to promote further use of Internet in the country, Fox News reports.

According to the report, only 1.5 million people, out of 30 million population of Afghanistan, have Internet access through 3G, DSL and Internet cafes.

The summit has been planned to bring in several themes, including government transparency, new media trends and emerging technologies. (ANI)


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