Monday, 24 January, 2022

Govt working to ensure digital security: Jabbar

Govt working to ensure digital security: Jabbar

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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 on Saturday.   

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.