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Coming future would be digital age: Jabbar

GreenWatch Desk Technology 2022-06-17, 7:35pm


Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar has said the days ahead would be the digital age.  

"The era of the first, second or fourth industrial revolution is over.... In continuation of this, it is essential for the new generation to be educated with the appropriate education of digital age, so the coming time would be digital age " he said.

The minister was speaking as the chief guest at the convocation ceremony of Canadian International School, Bangladesh at a city hotel on Thursday night, said a press release here today.

"Software developed by boys and girls in Bangladesh is being used successfully in almost all areas including banks and financial institutions," he said adding, "We are exporting software to 80 countries around the world."

Shirin Akhter MP, President of Canada Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry Masud Rahman and Principal of Canadian International School Janice Smells spoke.

 The minister said that students are now passing the age of internet civilization and added that Bangladesh was declared as the first digital country in the world.  

"We are the role models for the digital revolution in the world, we have reached the threshold of establishing a developed Bangladesh by making unimaginable progress as a result of digitization," he added.