Income from ICT to rise to US$ 5b by 2021: Jabbar

Publish: 12:11 PM, June 11, 2018 | Update: 12:11:PM, June 11, 2018

MYMENSINGH  – Posts, Telecommunications and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar has said the country would achieve the target of yearly income of US$ five billion just from ICT sector by 2021.

“Bangladesh is marching ahead in all the development indexes in many sectors compared to its neighbours. Thanks to the farsighted and wisel eadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh is now advancing at
overwhelming speed on the highway of progress,” he said.

The minister came up with the observations while addressing a function organised to distribute cheque of  scholarship among children of freedom fighters at Mymensingh Town Hall yesterday.

Muktijoddha Academy Trust and Indian High Commission in Dhaka jointly organised the function.

Defence Adviser of the Indian High Commission Brigadier General J S Chima, Vice-Chancellor of Bangladesh Agriculture University Ali Akbar, freedom fighter Father Robert Mankin and Muktijoddha Academy Trust Chairman
Dr Abul Azad, among others, spoke at the function.