No scope of slackness in digital services: Jabbar

DHAKA, Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar today said the government has been able to bring public administration closer to people through digital services.

He said over 900 government services among the identified 2,760 digital services have to be offered to the people directly and there is no scope of showing slackness in offering digital services to people.

The minister was addressing a function on the occasion of National Public Service Day2019 as the chief guest at Bangladesh Post Office (BPO) here.

Posts and Telecommunications Division Secretary Ashoke Kumar Biswas chaired the function, also addressed by additional secretaries of the division Shahadat Hossain and Md Azizul Islam and BPO director general S S Bhadra.

The minister said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has taken different innovative initiatives and activities so the people can avail government's services easily.

Officials and employees of Posts and Telecommunications Division (PTD) have to be digital, he said mentioning that the PTD is assigned to develop the infrastructures and super highway for the journey of digital Bangladesh.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)