Speaker for involving all students with IT
(United News of Bangladesh Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Rangpur, July 12
(UNB) Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Saturday stressed expanding the IT
use involving every student of the country in this age of globalization and
free flow of information.
"We'll have to
reach information technology services to the doorsteps of people to turn Bangladesh into
a digital country bringing the world closer further," she told a function at
The Speaker said Bangladesh
would turn into a middle-income country by 2021 and a developed country by
is marching forward with that aim."
Information Technology (IT) Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy also attended the
function chaired by Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology
Minister Abdul Latif Siddiqui.
inaugurated computer labs, WiFi connectivity and Teletalk 3G in three schools
there supported by Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC).
function at Pirganj
High School playground,
Dr Shirin said all would have to work together for bringing smiles to the faces
of those neglected in society.
"We'll have to
build developed and enriched Bangladesh
free from hunger and poverty by taking marginalised people forward," she said.
The Speaker laid
emphasis on balanced development reducing the gap between the rich and poor in
Sajeeb Wazed Joy,
State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam and State Minister for ICT
Zunaid Ahmed Palak, among others, spoke at the function held with State
Minister for Textiles and Jute Mirza Azam in the chair.
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