Bangladesh aims to boost tech exports to $1bn by 2019

DHAKA: Bangladesh aims to quadruple its earnings from information, communication and technology (ICT) exports to $1 billion by 2019, Zunaid Ahmed Palak, the country’s junior minister for ICT, said on Sunday.
“Our export earnings from this sector was only $20 million in 2009 which is now more than $250 million,” Zunaid said in a training programme related to the sector.
The ministry with help from the World Bank will train 30,000 information technology professionals over the next three years to help achieve this target.

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