16.10.2019
Categories: people

GOVT ANNOUNCES NEW MEASURES TO BOOST DIGITAL ECONOMy

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is looking to accelerate the country’s journey towards becoming a digital economy, with several initiatives being announced including making the country a global test bed for emerging technologies and innovation.

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the digital economy, which had been growing faster than the overall economy, was key to building income for the people.

“The initiatives will continue to build on the national aim and vision of shared prosperity, utilising digital technologies for the social and economic uplifting of Malaysians,” Dr Mahathir said in his closing remarks at the 30th MSC Implementation Council Meeting (ICM), here, on Wednesday.

 

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