State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak has said Bangladesh wants to work as a knowledge partner with Tripura in making ‘Smart Tripura’ alongside building Smart Bangladesh by 2041.
“Since Bangladesh and Tripura share similar climate, environment and culture, if they want they can formulate policies together on smart education, healthcare, agriculture and environment in building innovative nations,” he said.
The state minister made this remark while chairing the ‘Digital Bangladesh IT Business Summit 2022’ held at an Agartala hotel in the Indian state of Tripura on Thursday, said a PID handout on Friday.
Chief Minister of Tripura Biplab Kumar Deb was present as the chief guest at the IT summit, organised jointly by Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority of the ICT Division and Bangladesh mission in Agartala.
Highlighting the objectives of the summit, Palak said Sajeeb Wazed Joy, the Architect of Digital Bangladesh, has created opportunities for the talented youths of Bangladesh. The employment for some 2 million youths was created in the IT sector of Bangladesh, he said.
Within only 13 years, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina transformed Bangladesh into a middle-income digital Bangladesh with her honesty, foresightedness and courage, he said.
Palak said Bangladesh and India share a cordial, friendly and trustable relationship. Bangladesh wants to move forward together by making the relationship closer and stronger, he added.
Source: United News of Bangladesh