No scope for Bangladesh to lag behind: Inu

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BENAPOL : Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said today that in the age of globalization and information technology there was no scope to keep the nation back.

He urged the Customs Department to play a proactive role in eliminating militancy and in the building of a digital nation.

The minister was speaking as the chief guest, here, on the occasion of International Customs’ Day.

“The Customs and business must come out of the vicious circle and irregularity and increase public revenue,” he said.

He also promised to take up the issue of the many problems plaguing Benapole Land Port with the prime minister.

Chaired by the Customs’ Commissioner, Jessore, Jamal Hossain, the meeting was addressed by lawmaker Sheikh Afiluddin, Member (Tax ,Legal and Enforcement) Mahbubur Rahman, CEO of ETV and president of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists’ (BFUJ) Manjurul Ahsan Bulbul, Film Actor Akbar Hossain Pathan Faruk, CO of 26 BGB Battalion Lt Col Jahangir Hossain and other prominent persons.

Earlier, a colorful rally was brought out with banners and festoons that marched around the land port.

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