'Country should be technologically sound'

Kathmandu, Sept. 6: Minister for Finance Dr Ram Sharan Mahat has pointed out the need of developing the country technologically.   

Speaking at a programme on "Nepal's Cyber Security and its Challenges" in the capital today, Minister Mahat said that none could do without the cyber world today.  He assured that the government was ready to provide any kind of support to develop the country technologically.

Similarly, UCPN (Maoist) leader Agni Sapkota praised the role of Nepali Security Administration during the disaster management though it had some weaknesses in technology.      

Newly appointed Vice-chancellor of Tribhuvan University Dr Tirtha Raj Khaniya pointed out the need of managing the communication technology as Nepal has slowly entered in the technological phase.  

Additional Inspector General of Nepal Police (AIG) Bigyan Raj Sharma stressed on controlling cyber crime as most of the crimes were found related to cyber crimes. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sarbendra Kahnal pointed out the importance of forming a separate law to control cyber crimes rising in the country.       

Do not use same password for long  

On the occasion, Dr Ram Hari Subedi, who holds a doctorate degree in cyber crime studies from USA, suggested not to use the same pass word for a long time. 

He added that the rate of cyber crimes was increasing in Nepal in comparison to foreign countries.

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