DHAKA: Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said there is no alternative of using modern technology in professional development.
He said, “Technology based services are being given in all developed countries of the world. We are also working for making Bangladesh as a digital country.”
He came up with the observation while addressing the inaugural session of Association of Strategies and Administrative Professionals in Asia Pacific’s (ASA) 21st congress at a city hotel on Sunday.
The minister said, “Bangladesh is being made a digital country in order to save the environment. We are trying to reduce the use of papers as it is harmful of the nature.”
Thanking ASA for arranging the congress in Bangladesh, he said, “ASA is helping different countries to develop their professional skills.”
A number of ASA delegates from India, Thailand, Pakistan, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, Korea and Indonesia attended the inaugural session.
They arrived here on August 31 and are scheduled to leave Dhaka on September 6.
They will take part in a number of discussion and workshop during the 7-day visit.
BDST: 1134 HRS, SEP 02, 2012
Edited by: Maria Salam, Asst Output Editor/ SM Salahuddin, Output Editor
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