Youths to provide jobs instead of looking for employment: Palak

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DHAKA, June 18, 2019 (BSS) – State Minister for Information and
Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak today said youths of the
country would be able to provide jobs to other people in the days to come as
the government has undertaken various schemes so that they can be
entrepreneurs.

“The government has allocated Taka 100 crore in the proposed budget of the
2019-20 fiscals for implementing various projects and assisting young people
to start business,” he said while addressing a seminar as the chief guest at
the conference room of Start-up Project at ICT Tower in Agargoan area of the
city.

Nasima Akhter Nisha, president of Women E-commerce, presided over the
seminar titled `Women e-commerce can ensure the financial participation and
empowerment of female in the country’.

Managing Director of Bangladesh High-Tech Authority Hosne Ara Begum and
owner of Sumiya Tech Ripa Ara Jahan also addressed the seminar, among others.

The state minister said the ICT division has under taken various projects
including Start-up Bangladesh Limited Company with a view to proving the
aspirant entrepreneurs with different facilities as well as building the
country as digitised one.

He also urged non-government organisations to create women entrepreneurs
across the country to reach the cherished goal of the country.

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