Posts and Telecommunications Division

Posts and Telecommunications Division(ডাক ও টেলিযোগাযোগ বিভাগ) is the government department responsible for post and telecommunication under the Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology in Bangladesh and is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

Posts and Telecommunications Division
Formation1972
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
Md. Afzal Hossain
WebsitePosts and Telecommunications Division

HistoryEdit

During the term of Tarana Halim as State Minister of Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology, the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission under the Posts and Telecommunications Division of the ministry engaged in struggle over turf with the Information and Communication Technology Division of the same ministry in 2017. The dispute was regarding who had authority over the fiber optic network in Bangladesh. The dispute drew criticism from Bangladesh Parliament.[2][3]

Constituent organisationsEdit

List of organisations and agencies under the division:[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Posts and Telecommunications Division". ptd.gov.bd. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  2. ^ "State Minister Tarana yet to join new office after transfer from telecom to information". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Bangladesh telecoms and ICT ministers 'in dispute' over $360m rival fibre networks". capacitymedia.com. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Posts and Telecommunications Division". ptd.gov.bd. Retrieved 17 February 2018.