Sylhet to be Bangladesh’s first digital city: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today said Sylhet will be the country is first digital city where its residents will get free WiFi access at each and every point of it. The minister said this while addressing a two-day freshers' reception at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet. - A home for your website

"Skilled manpower is needed to turn the city into a digital one as well as to manage the system, and you (students) will have to take the responsibility to maintain it," he said.

Calling upon the newcomers, Abdul Momen said, "Youve to build yourself as self-confident citizens as were a victorious nation and we can be successful through boosting our confidence."

"The countrys financial status has improved greatly. Theres no Monga in the country any more. Weve established ourselves as a developing country and we also have moved up a lot more in social index compared to our neighbours," he mentioned.

SUST Vice-chancellor Prof Farid Uddin Ahmed presided over the programme while Treasurer Prof Elias Uddin Biswas, President of the admission committee Shamsul Haq Pradhan, its member secretary Zahir Ahmed and Registrar Ishfaqul Hossain were present as special guests.

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