Country to get laptop at Tk 15,000

Country to get laptop at Tk 15,000
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka

Post and telecommunications minister Rajiuddin Ahmed on Saturday said the government would start, from next June, manufacturing laptops that would be sold at Tk 15,000 each.

Country would probably launch its first satellite by 2013, he added.

‘We will float tender in next June for launching a satellite and hopefully we will be the owner of a satellite worth about $ 3 million by 2013,’ he said while addressing a seminar at the Military Institute of Science and Technology at the Mirpur Cantonment in Dhaka.

MIST computer science and engineering department held the seminar on ‘roadmap to digital Bangladesh-role of ICT education.’

Chief of army staff General Abdul Mubeen spoke as the special guest while MIST commandant Major General Habibur Rahman Khan was in the chair.


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