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ICT sector will create employment for 2 million youths by 2021: Palak

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Published : 2016-08-28 05:34:20

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ICT sector will create employment for 2 million youths by 2021: Palak
SYLHET,28TH AUGUST, 2016 :: The government is working to create employment in ICT sector for two million youths by the year 2021 and export earnings would also be raised to US$ 5 billion by that year, said Information and Communication Technology (ICT) State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak while addressing at a launching ceremony as the chief guest at Gulshan Club on Friday.

Palak said the government is setting up Bangabandhu Hi-Tech City aimed at creating around 1 lakh employment for youths by the next 10 years.
He formally inaugurated a newly formed Bangladesh Organization for Learning and Development (BOLD) and said the country received $ 1 billion through the ICT sector in the last fiscal year.

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