State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak has said the country’s export earnings will be five billion US dollars from the ICT sector along with huge employment generation by 2025.
“Country’s ICT sector has already created employment for 2.0 million youths…the sector will earn $5.0 billion and provide employment to more than 2.50 million people within the next two years”, he said.
The minister said this while taking part in the discussion on the thanksgiving motion of the President’s speech at the Jatiya Sangsad here with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair on Wednesday.
Taking part in the discussion, the lawmakers highlighted different development activities in various sectors including communication, socio-economic, education, youth and sports, and information and communication technology (ICT) under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, reports BSS.
The President in his 168-page speech on January 5 last, on the first day of the maiden session in 2023 of the 11th parliament, focused on the country’s massive successes in different sectors.