Dhaka: 1:14 AM, Mon, 21 Oct, 2019

‘All govt services to be available on smartphone’

A K Azad : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-07-04 8:53:51 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-07-05 2:06:18 PM

Desk Report: Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar said that country’s all kinds services specially government services will be available on shmartphone.

He said, “The day is not so far that the smartphone will be the medium of providing services to people. Smartphone will be used to get all government services.”

The Minister said this in the inauguration programme of a three-day smartphone and tab fair at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in the capital on Thursday afternoon.

Mustafa Jabbar said, “Around 9 to 10 crore mobile handsets are being used in the country. Of which, only 30 percent is smartphone. But smartphone will grab it totally within several years next.”

He further said, “Not only on devices, we should be aware of contents of devices. Because, safe internet is important for using all kinds of devices. The country will move forwad if safe internet is assured. The government is working to ensure safe internet.”

The Minister said, “The government is focusing around over the services centering mobile phone. World standard smartphone will be made in Bangladesh. The day is not so far. Many companies started to manufacture devices. Bangladesh will provide such privileges to manufacture devices which will not be available from the neighbouring countries or others.”

risingbd/Dhaka/July 04, 2019/AKA