BSS-48 Communication thru IT must for country’s development : Tajul

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Communication thru IT must for country’s development : Tajul

DHAKA, April 11, 2021 (BSS) – Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Md Tajul Islam today said that communication through information technology is pragmatic and time-befitting approach for overall development of the country.

“One of the key ways of development of the country is to improve communication system. At present, not only communication but also communication through information technology has become inevitable ” the minister said .

Tajul said nowadays , we incline to e-commerce in everything stretching from food to luxury products though on the very onset it was in small scale but now a kind of dependency on digitalization has been created ,” he said.

He was virtually speaking at the policy conference on “Rural to Global e-Commerce Policy Conference 2021” , organized by e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB).

The minister inaugurated the first session of the Policy Conference.

The LGRD minister said that e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) and the private sector of the country have been working untiringly to improve today’s digital life of the people.

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak also attended the conference while Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce Hafizur Rahman presented the key note paper on the occasion.

e-CAB Investment Standing Committee Vice Chairman Farah Mahmud Trina conducted the programme with e-Cab President Shami Kaiser in the chair.

BSS/PR/SRH/SKB/ 1830 hrs