Road map to post-pandemic era formulated

Staff Correspondent

11 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

The ICT Division has finalised a road map to lead the country in the post-pandemic situation, mostly driven by technology.

In the road map, the government will focus on privacy of public data and protection, mapping for skilling up resources and empowerment of women and youths.

State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak shared 16 action points and 90 action agendas in the intra-ministerial meeting held virtually on Tuesday.

Mentioning the initiative of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Palak further said the government has been working to expand the road map in participation of policymakers, representatives of industry, academia and civil society irrespective of classification.

Development of tech infrastructure in the last eleventh years helped the government immensely to tackle the pandemic in last seventh months, Palak claimed.

Bangladesh Hi-tech Park Authority Managing Director Hosne Ara Begum, Aspire to Innovate (A2i) Advisor Anir Chowdhury, Start-up Bangladesh Managing Director Tina Jabeen, LICT policy advisor Sami Ahmed spoke, among others, attended the meeting presided by Senior Secretary Zeaul Alam.