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28 hi-tech parks to be established in BD

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BSS, Rajshahi :
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP, has said 28 hi-tech parks are going to be established throughout the country aims at enriching its ICT sector.
He said unemployment problems of the country would be reduced to a greater extent upon successful establishment of the parks.
The state minister came up with the observation while visiting the under-construction works of Rajshahi Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-tech Park here yesterday afternoon.
The Hi-tech Park is being built on 31 acres of land at Bulanpur area with an estimated cost of Taka 231 crore to make Rajshahi as the city of technology. Its implementation works are expected to complete by December, 2018. More than 14,000 unemployed youths both male and female will get job.
The park intends to create atmosphere for establishing industries on ICT, engineering, electronics, telecommunication and biotechnology. Besides, more avenues of employment for the ICT people will be created in this venture. Referring to the union level low speed of internet the state minister said the present government has been working relentlessly for high speed internet. By 2018, high speed internet will be supplied to union level across the country, he added. The entire country will be brought under digital by 2021 next.

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