In the meeting of the Cabinet on 27th November 2011, according to the chairmanship of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, December 12 has been declared as National Information and Communication Technology Day. From now on, the government will observe this day as Information and Communication Day every year.
According to the information and communication technology department of the government, the Vision 2021 was announced on 12 December 2008. Whose main objective is Digital Bangladesh Vision. Therefore, this issue has been found to determine national information and communication technology day. Before the announcement of the announcement on 12 November, the Intercontinental meeting was held by the IT Department. After the decision in the meeting, on November 22, it got the non-profit of the Finance Department. There is a proposal to celebrate the day, as well as spreading the present government’s contribution to the development of information and communication technology, it will be easy to expand its use among all the people of the country.
State Minister for Information and Communication Junaid Ahmed said people of the country are enjoying the benefits of digital Bangladesh. The announcement of this day was another stepping stone for achieving the goal of the digital Bangladesh program.
Reference : Prothom-alo.com