PM to open ‘Sheikh Hasina Software Park’ on Sunday


PV Desk : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to formally inaugurate the newly-built ‘Sheikh Hasina Software Technology Park’ in Jessore on Sunday which is expected to generate employment opportunities for around 12,000 youths.

The premier will open the Software Technology Park through a videoconferencing from her official Ganobhaban residence in Dhaka on Sunday morning, official sources said, adding all the preparations have been completed in this regard.

In the main building of this park, allotments have been given against some 55 companies including two companies from Japan, said Jahangir Alam, the project director of the Software Technology Park uplift scheme.

Apart from this, he said, an entire floor has been allotted against the youths free of cost to launch “startup companies”.

Jahangir Alam, also a joint secretary of the government, said that the Software Technology Park has been set up in Jessore targeting 10 districts under Khulna Division where IT industry entrepreneurs from both home and abroad would get chance to make investments.