ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak said- Number of internet users in Bangladesh has been increased 100 times more in the last 9 years. Besides, percentage of providing government services also rises and simultaneously, cyber threats are also rapidly increasing across the world including Bangladesh. That’s why a decision has been taken by the Bangladesh government to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russia to ensure cyber security, as said Zunaid Ahmed Palak in a bilateral meeting with the minister of Communications and Mass Media of Russian Federation Mr. Nikolai Anatolyevich Nikiforov, held at Moscow in Russia on March 14, 2018.
Seeking support of Nikolai Anatolyevich Nikiforov for cyber security, Mr. Zunaid said- After the declaration of Digital Bangladesh, we have been progressing with mobility with the effective leadership of Prime Minister’s ICT Advisor Mr. Sajeeb Wazed Joy. These initiatives are likely to be taken more consequently even in upcoming future. But, support from Russia is required in this regard.
Later, to make the e-governance program more fruitful, a decision has been taken in the meeting by both the parties to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).