Robot Sophia in Dhaka, to appear publicly tomorrow

Sophia, a humanoid robot that generated quite a buzz among the youth and the artificial intelligence industry around the world, is now in Dhaka.

It arrived in Bangladesh around midnight last night, said Syed Gousul Alam Shaon, managing director of Grey, the advertising platform that brought the robot.

The robot is currently in a hotel and will be brought before public at the Digital World Exposition tomorrow, he told The Daily Star this morning.


Bangabandhu International Conference Centre will host the Digital World Exposition that begins tomorrow and will continue for four days.

Sophia will appear before public at the inaugural ceremony from 2:30pm to 4:00pm.