News Desk: Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar today called upon all concerned, including public bodies and trade and social organizations, to utilize the potentials in youth in the present time of digitization.
"Bangladesh is now a state of youth . . . I urge all concerned to come forward to use the potentials in youth in the information and communication technology (ICT) by taking different pragmatic steps," the minister told a function at Mirpur Indoor Stadium on Saturday.
He added: "We are building a 'highway to digital technology' through the expansion of broadband internet connectivity across the country. So, the private sector, especially the concerned trade bodies and social organizations should come forward along with the government initiatives."
Noting that people's lives are now dependent on digital technology in almost every field, including industry, commerce and education, the minister said under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh has been able to meet the challenges of the digital industrial revolution by creating digital connectivity and appropriate digital infrastructure.