3-G mobile phone in Bangladesh by this year
DHAKA, MAY 10: Post and Telecommunications Minister Raziuddin Ahmed Razu today said 3-G mobile phone will be introduced in the country by this year for further development of the mobile phone sector. “The 3-G mobile phone would bring revolutionary changes in the information and communication technologies including e- education and e-health,” he said while addressing as the chief guest the annual prize-giving function of Bangshal Girls’ High School here.
The telecom minister said new generation, especially the students, could play an important role in implementing Digital Bangladesh.
Highlighting various programmes taken by the government to build a Digital Bangladesh, he said country cannot lag behind in the ICT sector. “We would be able to provide laptops to the students at low cost to reduce burden of the students on textbooks,” he said.
Placing emphasis on educating the new generation in real history, the telecom minister said people, who are in favour of the Liberation War, never form a government with Razakar and Al- badr. With Headmistress of the school Jinnat Ara Saleha in the chair, the function was addressed by local parliament member Dr Mostafa Jalal Mohiuddin.