Queen Maxima praises Bangladesh’s progress in ICT


DHAKA, July 11, 2019 (BSS) – Visiting Dutch Queen Maxima Zorreguieta Cerruti today highly praised Bangladesh for its progress in different sectors, especially in the field of information and communication technology (ICT).

Maxima also expressed her determination to continue Dutch support to Bangladesh’s ICT sector during a view exchange meeting with Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar at his ministry office.

The Netherlands Queen also shared her experiences in digital financial inclusion, digital security, NID’s incorporation with digital system and enhancement of women engagement with digital technology etc.

At the meeting, Maxima and Jabbar discussed different bilateral issues between Bangladesh and the Netherlands, and hoped to reach the existing friendly relations to a new height.

Highlighting different initiatives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in expanding ICT and ICT-based services, Jabbar said the government in the last ten years reached broadband internet to every remote areas of the country and digitized Bangladesh post offices.

Posts and Telecommunications Division Secretary Ashoke Kumar Biswas, BTRC Chairman Md Jahurul Haque, Post Office Director General SS Bhadra and officials concerned were present.