Bangabandhu a name of ideas: ICT Minister

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DHAKA, Aug, 28, 2018 (BSS) – Terming Bangabandhu as a name of ideas, Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar today said Bangabandhu stood for underprivileged section of people in his whole life.

“As a foresighted leader, he (Bangabandhu) achieved membership of International Telecommunications Union in 1973,” he said this while speaking as the chief guest marking 43rd martyrdom of Bangabandhu and National Mourning Day at Bangladesh Secretariat.

The minister said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stopped monopoly mobile phone business and withdrew vat from computers in 1996.

Telecommunication Secretary Shyam Sundar Sikder spoke, among others, at the function.

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