Bangladesh is going to provide business process outsourcing, software services to Uzbekistan and participate in the country’s research and development projects.
The two countries agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in this regard in October, said statement of the Information and Communication Technology Department of Bangladesh on Monday.
The decision was taken at a ministerial meeting between the two countries.
Zunaid Ahmed Palak, state minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Alimjan Imarav, digital technology adviser to the prime minister of Uzbekistan and Ibrokhim Y Abdur Akhmanov, Innovative Development Minister were present in the meeting.
In the meeting, the Uzbek representatives shared their country’s recent progress in research and science while the Bangladeshi delegates highlighted the initiatives taken to implement the Digital Bangladesh Vision.
“After examining proposals and possibilities, an agreement will be reached with Uzbekistan in exchange for technology, manpower or services,” the ICT minister said.
The visiting delegation of technology businessmen also had a fruitful meeting on Friday with Samarkand Governor Erkinjan Turdimov and Bukhara Governor Oktam Barneyev on Sunday.
The delegation will return to the country on Tuesday after a seven-day visit.