China supports ICT projects in Bangladesh

Added On September 12, 2017

 China will offer concessional loan to Bangladesh for implementing two mega ICT infrastructure development projects.

The Bangladeshi government signed two framework agreements with China for about 388 million U.S. dollars funding for the projects on Sunday.
China will provide 156.56 million dollars to implement the "Development of ICT Intra-network for Bangladesh Government Phase-III", which is also known as Info Sarker-3 project.
China will also provide 231.5 million dollars to implement "Modernization of Telecommunication Network for Digital Connectivity" (MoTN).
The main objectives of the Info Sarker 3 are to bring all the ministries, divisions and other government departments within a public network.
The main objectives of the MoTN project are to extend a reliable and affordable telecom facility and facilitate enhancement of teledensity.