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‘BD achieves success as digital country’

Published : Tuesday, 13 February, 2018 at 12:00 AM Count : 75
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PANCHAGARH, Feb 12: Bangladesh has become a digital country and has been advancing fast toward a middle income nation and subsequently, developed country, under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
After becoming a digital country, Bangladesh has achieved laudable success in every sector all over the country.
Director General (Admin) and Project Director of Access to Information (A2I) programme of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Kabir Bin Anwar made the observations at a discussion after inaugurating a three-day Digital Innovation Fair-2018 by releasing balloons on Panchagarh auditorium ground here on Monday noon as chief guest.
The district administration, in association with A2I Programme has been arranging the fair for bridging the people with ICT, rights to information and getting government services in digital methods to further speed up the ongoing digitisation activities.
The district administration, government departments, NGOs and private organisations, union digital centres, financial and educational institutions and entrepreneurs have set up 70 stalls on the fair ground displaying their various innovations.
With Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Jahirul Islam in the chair, People's Perspective Expert of the A2I Programme at the PMO Naimuzzaman Mukta, Additional Police Super ATM Shahin Ahmed, Zila Parisahd Chairman Muhammad Amanullah Bacchu, District Muktijohaddha Commander Mirza Abul Kalam Dulal, addressed the programme, among others.
The speakers said the government launched the A2I Programme for reaching all services to the people at their doorsteps quickly in a hassle-free manner through the digitised Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) at a lowest cost.
They said the union digital centres, e-service centres and web-portals set  up at districts, upazilas, pourashavas and city corporations are providing e-services to the people while the directorates and ministries are also providing similar automated services.
The chief guest hoped the fair would help make a bridge between the common people and ICT for building a a developed Bangladesh equal for all citizens.  
In the morning, a colourful rally was brought out on the Collectorate Building premises.

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