GAIBANDHA, JAN 11, 2016 (BSS) - A seminar entitled "Sheikh Hasina's Special Initiative: Digital Bangladesh" organized by district administration was held at Independence Square of the town today on the occasion of development fair.
Secretary of the government and member of the Planning Commission AN Shamsuddin Azad Chowdhury addressed the seminar as the chief guest.
Deputy Chief of the Planning Commission ANM Rokon Uddin, Mayor of Gaibandha Municipality Advocate Shah Masud Jahangir Kabir Milon and senior assistant Police Super Khairul Alam were present as the special guests. Deputy Commissioner M. Abdus Samad presided over the ceremony.
The speakers said Bangladesh could be a digitized country before 2021 for proper guidelines of the present Govt.
"Our rate of poverty has come down and Bangladesh has left behind neighboring countries in various social indicators and attained the status of lower middle income country, they added.
Earlier, Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) M. Shamsul Azam made a welcome speech and shown a power point presentation at the seminar.