300,000 job vacancies in 28 hi-tech parks by next three years

Published: September 23, 2018 19:23:38

Over 300,000 youths both males and females will get jobs within next three years in 28 hi-tech parks being constructed outside Dhaka.

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP, said this on Sunday.

He also said around 14,000 youths will get jobs in Rajshahi Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-tech Park that will play a vital role in boosting the current economy of the region by creating new technology-based employment.

The state minister was addressing a public gathering after opening the construction works of 10-storied silicon tower, boundary wall, power substation, deep tube-well and rainwater harvesting plant at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-tech Park in Rajshahi on Sunday.

The Hi-tech Park is being built on 31 acres of land at Bulanpur area with an estimated cost of Tk 2.31 billion (Tk 231 crore) to make Rajshahi as the city of technology. Its implementation works are expected to complete by December, 2021, reports BSS.

Chaired by Commissioner of Rajshahi division Nur-Ur-Rahman, the meeting was addressed, among others, by Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation AHM Khairuzzaman Liton, Project Director of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-tech Park AKM Fazlul Haque, Additional Deputy Inspector General of Police Mashudur Rahman Bhuiyan and Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi SM Abdul Kader.

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