23 Oct 2021, 16:40

Govt working to ensure digital security: Jabbar

  DHAKA, Oct 23, 2021 (BSS) - Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa 
Jabbar has said the government is committed to ensuring digital security and 
expanding digitization.  

  "The government is committed to ensuring digital security alongside 
expanding digitization. Social media platform is now a big challenge to 
create socio-political instability, including communal riots. The present 
government is working to overcome that crisis," he said.  

  The minister was speaking as the chief guest at an on-line programme titled 
'Digital Security Conference' organized by an expatriate Bangladeshi digital 
technology entrepreneur in the United States last evening, said an official 
release here today.   

  Highlighting the various programmes taken by the government including 
acquiring technical capabilities to ensure digital security and enacting 
digital security laws, the minister said the government is not lagging behind 
in tackling the challenge of digital security.   

   Bangladesh has become a global leader in the development of digital 
technology, he said, adding that this achievement is the result of the 
successful implementation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Digital 
Bangladesh programme.  

  With an expatriate entrepreneur from America named Mostafizur Rahman in the 
chair, the programme was addressed, among others, by Chairman of Bangladesh 
Communication Satellite. Company Limited (BCSCL) Dr Shahjahan Mahmood and 
Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Director General 
(DG)Brig Gen Md Nasim Parvez as special guests.  


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