Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar addresses a roundtable discussion titled '4th Industrial revolution (4IR) – Are we ready' at the Brac Centre Inn auditorium in Dhaka on Saturday, January 12, 2019 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune‘I will do everything to make the learning of program coding compulsory in primary education’Although Bangladesh missed the previous three industrial revolutions, the country will lead the world in the fourth, ICT minister Mustafa Jabbar said. The minister made the remarks while addressing a roundtable discussion titled “4th Industrial revolution (4IR) – Are we ready.” The roundtable was organized at the Brac Centre Inn auditorium in Dhaka, with the ICT minister as chief guest. “Bangladesh missed three industrial revolutions before it could even notice them, but the country will lead the fourth,” he said. The ICT minister further said the network of the union digital centres set up in the country is an example for the rest of the world. Similarly, 35% of jobs in the leather sector, amounting to about 100,000 jobs, would also be lost,” he said.
Source: Dhaka Tribune January 12, 2019 15:56 UTC