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Dhaka, Tuesday   27 October 2020

Freelancers to get ID card

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 01:42 PM, 21 September 2020  

Freelancers to get ID card

Freelancers to get ID card

About 6 lakh freelancers in the country will get a virtual identity card in a few days. State Minister for ICT Junaid Ahmed Palak made the announcement at a virtual meeting on Sunday organized by Upwork on Bangladesh's freelancing career.

Junaid Ahmed Palak said, "Freelancers are our main artisans to take the country forward from labor-based economy to talent and technology-based economy. The government has made every effort to upscale freelancers."

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak said the power of youth is the prosperity of Bangladesh.

Mentioning that the IT department has taken various effective steps to mentor freelancers after the training, Palak said that about 6.5 lakh freelancers will be given virtual cards in a few days. In addition to self-identification through this card, bank loan assistance and priority will be given to high-tech parks.  

The state minister also said that efforts are being made to bring PayPal service in Bangladesh as per the demand of freelancers.