Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Saturday said all the union parishads across the country will be brought under digital connectivity within one year, UNB reports.
The minister came up with the announcement while addressing a programme marking the 12th anniversary of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University at its campus in Trishal of Mymensingh district.
Besides, a digital laboratory will be established in each of the educational institutions across the country, the minister added.
Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University and Mymenshing district cultural forum jointly organised the programme.
University Vice-Chancellor Dr HM Mustafizur Rahman presided over the programme while Professor Rafiqul Islam delivered his speech as the guests of honour.
Ministry of Shipping Secretary Abdus Samad, Anti-Corruption Commission Secretary Shamsul Arefin, film and television personality Mahmud Sajjad, International Crime Tribunal Chief Investigating Officer Abdul Hannan Khan, International Nazrul Practice Centre Vice-chairman Nazrul Islam Munnan and Mymenshing District Cultural Forum General Secretary Rashedul Hasan Sheli, among others, were present at the programme.