Dhaka, Bangladesh
Export earnings from ICT to stand at $5m in 2021: Palak

Export earnings from ICT to stand at $5m in 2021: Palak

JESSORE, Mar 20: State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Sunday said the country's export earnings from the ICT sector will reach US$1 billion in 1018 and US$ 5 billion in 2021, reports UNB. He came up with the information while attending separate programmes here. The junior minister first visited the Sheikh Hasina Software Park where he exchanged views with IT entrepreneurs and officials concerned. Later, he joined the Learning and Earning Fair being held at the Zilla School ground and then attended a workshop on mobile phone-based helpdesk at the Deputy Commissioner's office. Palak said 21 IT parks are currently being constructed in the country while seven more will be established in the next five years. He also said the government will reach high-speed broadband internet to the union level by 2018.

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