Bank to bank real-time digital transactions from this year
Published: 09:30 PM, 17 January 2021
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak has said that bank to bank real-time digital transactions will be launched this year.
He said the government wants to bring the people of the country from offline to online by providing digital services to ensure transparency and accountability in the administrative system. The work of digitization of the entire financial system is also in full swing.
The state minister made the remarks while addressing a function as the chief guest at BCC auditorium at ICT Tower in Agargaon on Sunday.
He said an inter-operable digital transaction platform (IDTP) would be launched this year to curb irregularities, costs, and harassment in transactions.
NM Ziaul Alam, Senior Secretary, Department of Information and Communication Technology, presented the keynote address.
Hosne Ara Begum, Managing Director of Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority, Partha Pratim Dev, Executive Director of Bangladesh Computer Council, ABM Arshad Hossain, Director General of Information and Communication Technology Department were present among others.