Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands Sheikh Mohammed Belal said Bangladesh is enjoying unique demographic dividend and emphasised that IT sector of Bangladesh would facilitate to ensure employment for young generation, reports UNB.
He explained how important digitalisation is for Bangladesh to achieve Vision 2021 and Vision 2041 as well as SDG 2030.
The Ambassador urged the expatriate community to do their part through sharing their experiences of ‘innovation’ and ‘creativity’.
Ambassador Belal advised Bangladesh origin IT experts to extend their support so that Bangladesh can also achieve desirable success and considered as IT hub of South Asia.
He was the Bangladesh Development Fair organised by Embassy of Bangladesh in The Hague on Saturday, said a press release on Sunday.
The Ambassador, drawing reference from US political history on how President Kennedy worked towards implementing his mission to send human being to mission, assured the NRBs that Bangladesh also lucky to have visionary leader like Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina who is working to implement Digital Bangladesh.
Ambassador Belal urged NRBs to contribute also towards vision 2041 which termed as “count down 2041”.
Approximately one hundred members of expatriate Bangladesh community participated in the programme.
Apart from portraying key developments of Bangladesh in different sectors, the programme highlighted how Bangladesh origin IT experts can contribute in implementation of Digital Bangladesh.
A separate discussion session on “Road map for Digital Bangladesh: Role of NRBs” was held as part of development fair.
The programme started with paying tribute to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and great martyrs of glorious Liberation War of 1971. At the outset, Kazi Russel Pervez, Counsellor of the Embassy presented a power point presentation on development activities of Bangladesh.
Followed by a presentation of Shakir Khan, Network Engineer of Genexis on IT sector of Bangladesh..