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MOFA creating a data-driven intelligent architecture

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  • 21 July, 2022 12:00 AM
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MOFA creating a data-driven intelligent architecture

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Foreign Ministry is creating a data-driven intelligent architecture for better and faster service across the globe.

Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen has made this remark while addressing a town hall meeting titled “Innovation and E-Governance in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs” on Wednesday.

In his speech, Masud Bin Momen highlighted several initiatives taken by the ministry: securing the access of E-Nothi and D-Nothi for the Ministry and Bangladesh Missions abroad, introducing ibas++ in 20 Bangladesh Missions Abroad in the FY 2021-22, building Digital Archive system for the Ministry, introducing GRP in the Headquarters and all Bangladesh Missions abroad, and hosting “MoFA Telegram Series” for disseminating ideas on innovation, entrepreneurship and administration.

He also shared the present and future initiatives of the ministry.

The foreign secretary said identical websites were launched on July 7 all Bangladesh Missions. Now the website of the ministry and all the Bangladesh Missions Abroad have the same outlay customised to the unique needs of the mission. The ministry successfully digitalised 34 Consular services and 28 internal services with the help of MyGov team from the a2i.

He emphasised on a more active role of the ministry to deal with the new challenges of the changing world (such as Ukraine crisis, energy crisis, Covid pandemic etc.) and stressed on the need for partnerships with other public and private institutions.

Young diplomats of the Ministry especially the officers at the rank of Senior Assistant Secretary and Assistant Secretary participated the meeting with great enthusiasm and expressed their opinions and ideas on various issues.

Director General (ICT & ITIT) Syed Muntasir Mamun moderated the meeting. Director General (Administration), Director General (General Services) and other high officials of the ministry attended the meeting.