Govt sits with Facebook officials today
The government will meet with the officials of Facebook today to sign deals to get access to the social networking site's user information.
Facebook will also be urged to set up an admin office here.
The officials of the social media platform are scheduled to meet Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, Prime Minister's Security Adviser Tariq Ahmed Siddique and the state ministers for telecom and ICT.
The visiting officials—Vikram Langeh, law enforcement specialist of Facebook in South Asia, and Deepali Liberhan, public policy manager for South Asia—will later sit with the officials of the telecom division as well, said Tarana Halim, state minister for telecom.
Tarana said she wants to demonstrate how Facebook is used in Bangladesh to harass and provoke people.
Tarana sent a letter to the Facebook authority on November 30, seeking the social networking tool's cooperation to ensure cyber security in the Bangladesh.
The government imposed a ban on use of Facebook on November 18.