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Mosharraf inaugurates digital fair in Faridpur

FARIDPUR, 21, 2017(BSS)- LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khondoker Mosharraf Hossain said here yesterday that the implementation of present government's digitization process would bring an end to all sorts of exploitation and miseries of the common people.

Inaugurating a three-day Digital Innovation Fair-2017, organized by Faridpur district administration with the assistance of A2i programme, at Ambica Memorial ground, the minister said that the digitization process has already brought relief for people living in the rural areas.

The digitization process, he said, has created employment opportunities, including outsourcing, selling of products through Union Digital Centers (UDC).

The inaugural function was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Umme Salma Tanzia and addressed by ADC (Education & ICT) Eradul Haque, Additional Police Super Jamal Pasha and district Awami League president Advocate Subal Chandra Saha.

Mosharraf said that digitization would bring down corruption and ensure transparency in land administration.

The minister further said Bangladesh has achieved tremendous development in the field of digitization due to firm determination of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the innovative ideas of her ICT advisor Sajib Wajed Joy.

In the fair a total of 56 stalls have been set up.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)