Gazipur: Prime Minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Wednesday said the government has taken an initiative to set up an Information Technology (IT) Institute at the Hi-Tech Park in Kaliakoir which will gradually be turned into an international standard IT university.
Joy, also the Information and Technology Affairs advisor to the Prime Minister, said this while talking to reporters after visiting the construction work on the Hi-Tech Park.
He said the construction work on the Hi-Tech Park will complete within the present government’s tenure which will create employment opportunities for 63,800 people.
Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Abdul Latif Siddique, Railways Minister Mujibul Haq were, among others, present during his visit.
Abdul Latif Siddique announced that 100 acres of land of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) near the project site will be given for the Hi-Tech park project.
Later, he held a meeting with senior officials of the Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Ministry on the progress of the project.
He urged the officials concerned to expedite the project work.
IT institute to be set up at Kaliakoir Hi-Tech Park : Joy