Country marches fast to ‘Cashless Society’

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar said the country is marching promptly toward ‘cashless society’  owing to  fast expansion of government’s digital connectivity .

” Mobile Financial Services (MFS) has made unprecedented  progress in the country resulted from expansion of digital connectivity  and Bangladesh is fast moving toward cashless society through MFS as  mobile is the widely used digital device “, he said on Saturday.

He was speaking as the chief discussant at a virtual discussion on ‘Digital Technology in Allowance Distribution: Ensuring Transparency and Accountability’ organized by Telecom Reporters Network, Bangladesh (TRNT), said a press release.

He urged the stakeholders to take initiatives to make the service more popular by introducing interoperability among existing MFS organizations.

TRNB President Rashed Mehedi presided over the event  while Social Welfare Minister Nuruzzaman Ahmed, Director General of the Department of Social Services Sheikh Rafiqul Islam, Primary Education Stipend Project   Director Yusuf Ali were present, among others.



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