State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak has said the coronavirus pandemic is also creating technology-based jobs and employment opportunities.
"Many people are losing their jobs due to coronavirus outbreak. At the same time, many new jobs and employment opportunities are being created," he said.
The state minister was addressing the virtal inaugural ceremony of an online cattle market, deshigorubd.com, on Saturday.
Palak observed that there is no alternative to using technology to adapt to the changed lifestyle.
Mentioning the importance of abiding by the recommended healthcare and social distancing guidelines, he thanked the entrepreneurs concerned for arranging the online cattle market.
The State Minister expressed the hope that the online cattle market will create a bridge between the buyers and sellers of sacrificial animals and enable the sellers to get fair prices.