Bangladesh, Sept. 24 -- Speakers at a policy dialogue underscored the need for creating awareness among the common people to ensure digital safety and positive use of digital platforms.

"Due to lack of awareness, many people are being victims of the cybercrimes," said North South University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Atiqul Islam while speaking at the discussion at a hotel in the city on Saturday.

Echoing the idea, Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar said there is no alternative to everyone to acquire digital skills to ensure digital security and positive use of digital platforms.

Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) organised the discussion titled: Safe use of digital platforms for promoting peace and democracy in...