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AI based data analysis system launched

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Foreign Ministry has opened its ‘Innovation Lab’ which will provide artificial intelligence and data-based analytics systems.

While inaugurating the lab through online on Sunday, Foreign Minister Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen said the newly established lab will be able to provide necessary insights into any crisis such as Covid or Russia-Ukraine conflict through data-based analysis.

Foreign Secretary (Senior Secretary) Ambassador Masud Bin Momen, Information and Communication Technology Division Secretary Mr. Md. Shamsul Arefin, UNDP Resident Representative Stephan Lillier, and senior officials of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Information and Communication Technology Division and A2i were also present at the event.

A total of 81 Bangladesh embassies abroad joined the programme virtually.

The foreign minister further said that due to the pragmatic initiatives of the government, Bangladesh has now transformed into a vibrant economy and a country of infinite potential.

Abdul Momen referred to the economic diplomacy-based activities undertaken by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which have been undertaken to provide better services to expatriates to increase remittance flow.

He emphasised on using indigenous resources and efficiently innovating and cost-effective creative solutions to create smart citizens.

Foreign Secretary Ambassador Masud bin Momen presented the keynote speech at the event.

In his speech, he emphasised on the use of advanced technology to provide better public services.

He expressed optimism that the Innovation Lab and AI Challenge Fund will strengthen the ICT capabilities of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and directly connect with the technology-capability of the future world.

The event was conducted by the Director General of International Trade, Investment and Technology and ICT wing of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Syed Muntasir Mamun.

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