Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today dedicated her present to the young generation for building their beautiful future assuring that her government will take all necessary steps for keeping pace with the changing world.
“I’m dedicating my present to the young generation for building their beautiful and bright future … As long as we remain power we will take measures whatever necessary for keeping pace with changing world,” she said.
The premier said this while formally launching the mobile number portability (MNP) services at a function at her official Ganabhaban residence in Dhaka this morning.
“I’m dedicating my present to the young generation who will take forward the country in future,” she said putting emphasis on maintaining pace of the country’s advancement.
Minister for Post and Telecommunications and ICT Mostafa Jabbar presided over the function, while State Minister for ICT Division Junaid Ahmed Palak, Post and Telecommunications Secretary Shyam Sundar Shikdar also spoke on the occasion.
Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Chairman Md Jahurul Haque delivered the welcome address, while PM’s Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman moderated the function.
Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Post, Telecommunications and ICT Imran Ahmed, Nahim Razzak, MP, and high officials of the Prime Minister’s Office and mobile phone operators were present on the occasion.
A video on the MNP services were screened at the function.
The much-awaited MNP services were launched “commercially on a trial” basis in Bangladesh on October 1. With this Bangladesh became the 72nd country to make the services available.