State Minister for Information and Communication Technologies Zunaid Ahmed Palak today said Digital Bangladesh is not just a dream now but a reality.
"Under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh achieved a remarkable advancement in technology and people are getting the maximum benefit out of it," he told a stipend distribution programme here for the students.
Palak said digital platforms have helped people of various professions to overcome challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual learning, online telemedicine services and online programme were among those services which are helping people to deal with the crisis situation during the pandemic, he added.
The state minister urged all to wear face masks, maintain social distancing and get vaccinated to fight the deadly disease.
Singra Upazila Nirbahi Officer SM Samirul Islam chaired the function.