All the e-commerce firms will have to be registered with the Commerce Ministry within the next two months, according to a directive of the Cabinet.
The directive came from a Cabinet meeting held virtually with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. She joined the meeting from her official residence Ganobhaban.
"The Cabinet his issued a directive that all e-commerce firms will have to be registered within the next two months," said Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam while briefing reporters after the meeting.
It also directed that the e-commerce firms will have to deposit security money with the Bangladesh Bank.
Besides, the Cabinet asked the authorities concerned to conduct a massive campaign for raising public awareness about e-commerce activities.