Awami League (AL) President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Tuesday) pledges to introduce 5G services in 2021-23, a fastest mobile telecommunication services than 4G, if the AL is voted to power again in the upcoming parliamentary election.
The AL chief also pledged to take necessary steps to build Banganandhu-2 satellite and install 3rd submarine. She also promised to reduce the cost of internet and cell phone use.
The AL would take steps to flourish all future technologies including artificial intelligence, robotic, big data, block chain, IoT, she added, BSS reports.
The AL President pointed out her vision elaborately while unveiling her party’s electoral manifesto for the 11th National Parliamentary polls.
Sheikh Hasina, in the manifesto, said all the initiatives taken for the science and ICT sectors especially teachers training, establishment of
laboratory, use of multimedia and expansion of internet connection would be updated and implemented rapidly to bloom the IT education at levels.
AL will continue to digitize the financial sector, she said, adding that steps will be taken to increase export earnings to $7.0 billion from the
export of software, IT services and digital equipments.
The AL president, in the manifesto, declared the initiatives, which have already been taken in the tenure of present government for the growth of software industry and IT services, hi-tech park across the country.
In addition, all the assistances for out sourcing and software export would be continued, she mentioned.