Zunaid Ahmed Palak is Bangladesh’s State Minister for Posts, Telecommunication, and Information Technology. Recently, he declared that the spread of online gambling apps would be entirely banned.
During his visit to the Cyber Threat Detection and Response Centre at the Telecommunication department’s Headquarters in the city, Palak urged authorities to implement strict measures to eliminate online gambling apps. He also emphasized the need for strong action about this.
The minister highlighted the serious consequences of social media propaganda, asserting its detrimental impact on individuals, institutions, and the entire nation as a whole. He directed the important authorities to take robust measures to curb this danger at all costs. This call for action aligns with the government’s commitment to maintain a safe online environment and protect citizens from the harmful effects of online gambling and misinformation.
Not long ago, Palak guided officials of the Telecommunication Department on optimising results with minimal resources. at a view exchange meeting. This is as outlined in a PID of Press Information Department handout. The focus of this directive is on enhancing efficiency within the department. All the while ensuring the effective execution of strategies to combat the rising challenges posed by online activities detrimental to society.
Key figures accompanied Minister Palak. This includes Abu Hena Morshed Zaman. Zaman is the Posts and Telecommunications Division. Additional Secretary Golam Sarware Kainat, and Rafiqul Islam. Islam is the Director General of Telecommunications Department. The collective commitment of these officials highlights the Bangladesh government’s determination to address the issues associated with online platforms. All while safeguarding the well-being of its citizens.
These proactive measures reflect a broader commitment to creating a secure digital space for all citizens as the state takes a firm stance against the rise of online gambling apps. Moreover, free all citizens from the adverse effects of illicit online activities.