Bangladesh is preparing to lead the cyber world: ICT State Minister

Bangladesh is preparing to lead the cyber world: ICT State Minister
Bangladesh is preparing to lead the cyber world: ICT State Minister

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Junaid Ahmed Palak and High Commissioner Muna Tasneem were present at the Newport International Convention Center in the United Kingdom along with the top officials of ‘Cyber ​​Wales’. Photo: Collected

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State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Junaid Ahmed Palak and High Commissioner Muna Tasneem were present at the Newport International Convention Center in the United Kingdom along with the top officials of ‘Cyber ​​Wales’. Photo: Collected

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Junaid Ahmed Palak said, “Bangladesh is giving utmost importance to the development of ‘Cyber ​​Center for Excellence’ to lead the cyber world. Bangladesh is preparing to lead the world in cyber security. As part of this, digital integration with the UK is being strengthened.”

The Minister of State for ICT said this during a meeting with the co-founder and chairman of ‘Cyber ​​Wales’ Colonel John Davies (MBE) and top officials of the organization at the Newport International Convention Center in the United Kingdom. It was attended by Jason Davies, Board of Directors of Cyber ​​Wales, Fahim Azhar, Board of Directors and International Strategic Advisor of the company, and Muna Tasnim, High Commissioner of Bangladesh appointed to the UK. This was stated in a press release of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology on Saturday.

Junaid Ahmed Palak said, ‘Bangladesh will build Cyber ​​Center for Excellence with our international partners like Cyber ​​Wales. All these initiatives will ensure online security in our country. No country can tackle growing cyber security alone. Effective action must be taken collectively through international communication. ICT Department BGD e-Government Cert is working closely with UK Cyber ​​Wales to ensure and implement cyber best practices in Bangladesh.’

The meeting discussed in detail the further development of Cyber ​​Cluster, Cyber ​​Skill Growth Working Group, Cyber ​​Accelerator Initiative and Cyber ​​Incubation Center with a view to working more closely with Bangladesh in the near future. Discussions included various topics including businessmen, academics and law enforcement exploring opportunities for cooperation in all areas of defense.

The Minister of State for ICT expressed hope that the Government of Bangladesh and Cyber ​​Wales will work together more closely to invest in cyber skills to build a strong digital economy and build strong cyber trade relations with Cyber ​​Wales.

On the other hand, John Davis, the co-founder and chairman of Cyber ​​Wales, expressed his enthusiasm for discussing cyber cooperation with Bangladesh and said, “We have already got the signature of enviable talent among Bangladesh’s ICT and telecom engineers.” Cyber ​​Wales is proud to play a small role in helping to build cyber capability in such a country. Through this our bilateral relations will be more lasting and deeper. Cyber ​​companies in Wales are closely monitored by our university. Cyber ​​Wales is at the heart of the UK’s national cyber programme. As a result we strive to share and collaborate on best practices as an ecosystem in cyber security In this regard, we are fully prepared to work closely on larger projects in Bangladesh.’

High Commissioner Syeda Muna Tasnim said, ‘Since the signing of the MoU between the Bangladesh e-Gov Computer Incident Response Team (BGD e-Gov: CERT) on the occasion of 50 years of Bangladesh-UK friendship, Bangladesh CERT and Cyber ​​Wales are jointly advancing cyber trade and investment discussions. ‘


The article is in Bengali

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