DHAKA, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- China has been making immense contributions to Bangladesh's efforts in building digital Bangladesh, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak said.
"In the past 4 decades Bangladesh and China relations have undergone speedy transformation," Palak on Saturday at a discussion meeting.
The minister stressed the need for strengthening the Bangladesh-China relations for further cooperation in various fields.
"Level of cooperation have accelerated since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina-led Bangladesh Awami League government came into power in Bangladesh in 2009."
Prime Minister Hasina declared her vision to build a digital Bangladesh.
"In this process, we started inter network among the all government offices and all government officers. We have connected 18,000 government offices up to sub-district level with the support of Chinese government," he said.
"I would like to convey my heartiest thanks to the Chinese government for supporting us for building our digital infrastructure across the country and fulfill PM Hasina vision for building digital Bangladesh."