Professionals urged to share knowledge on 4IR

Staff Correspondent

20 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Professionals should continue to acquire knowledge on emerging technologies to face the challenges of fourth industrial revolution (4IR), experts opined.

Addressing a conference on cyber security on Saturday, policymakers and professionals also emphasised to defense the cyber space of the country together with on public-private stakeholders.

CTO Forum, a platform of chief technical officer of different public private agencies, organised the ‘Tech Summit’ at Dhaka Club to review the skills of professionals in the domain.

Over 450 professionals and experts shared knowledge on latest trend in cyber security and emerging technologies in different session of the day-long forum.

Prime Minister’s Economic Adviser Mashiur Rahman was the chief guest at the opening ceremony of the conference while Indian High Commissioner in Dahka Riva Ganguly Das was special guest on the occasion. CTO Forum President Tapan Kanti Sarkar chaired the session.

Prime Minister’ Private Sector Investment Advisor Salman F Rahman attended the closing ceremony of the forum while ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak and Local Government Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGRD) State Minister Swapan Bhattacharjee were special guests.

State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak assured the engineers to maintain public private partnership model in the year of birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mijibur Rahman to enhance the growth in the technology sector in the country.

Palak called upon the private sector to cooperate the government for finding out a solution to meet the possible challenges as well as utilize the prospects of the fourth industrial revolution.

“A solution will come, if the government and private sector hold joint discussions to overcome the fourth industrial challenges,” he added.