Thoughtful leadership of Bangamata Sheikh Fojilatunnesa Mujib helped Bangabandhu to take important decisions without any hesitation, said Foreign Minister Abdul Momen.
He was speaking at the inaugural function of the two-day WE Colorful Fest organized by the Women and E-Commerce Forum at Purbachal Club in the capital on Friday.
Foreign Minister said e-commerce has become an important part of today’s expanding economy of Bangladesh.
“Due to the timely and courageous steps of Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh today has reached a unique height in the use of information and communication technology. The e-commerce market in Bangladesh today has grown to about 2 billion and is expected to grow to 3 billion by 2023,” he added.
He said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s government is the most women-friendly government in Bangladesh.
“With strong morale, women e-commerce entrepreneurs have helped their families to become self-reliant by selling products worth millions of rupees, even in the midst of the corona pandemic,”
Dr Momen said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is committed to women’s empowerment and education development.
ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak, Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami and Women and E-Commerce(WE) Forum President Nasima Akter Nisha spoke, among others, in the function.