Dhaka, Oct 13 (UNB) – Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Friday said ‘Made in Bangladesh’ mobile phones are our national pride.
The minister came up with the remarks after inaugurating a newly setup mobile phone factory of ‘Five Star’ brand owned by Al Amin Brothers in Chhoydana area of Gazipur on Friday.
The minister said, “At present local mobile manufacturers are penetrating in our market with over 70 percent stake and these phone sets are being produced here.”
This is the fruits of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Digital Bangladesh initiative, he claimed.
“Unemployment is a big challenge in our country, but the local manufacturers are utilizing their skills,” he added.
Among others, Gazipur City Corporation Mayor Md Jahangir Alam, BTRC Chairman Md Jahirul Haque and BTRC Commissioner Aminul Hasan were present at the innagural ceremony.