Malaysia

Tok Pa: National Council of Digital Economy and Fourth Industrial Revolution to harmonise state-level digital economic plans (Malay Mail)

A digital economic plan at the state level will be coordinated through the National Council of Digital Economy and Fourth Industrial Revolution (MED4IR) to ensure the implementation mechanism of initiatives is closer to the targeted recipients, in line with the Keluarga Malaysia concept.

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said MED41R, which met for the first time yesterday, also aims to coordinate state initiatives to avoid wastage of resources due to duplication of initiatives.

According to him, the state MED4IR will also be a platform to plan and implement digital economy initiatives at the state and federal levels to be coordinated more systematically and aligned with the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint (MyDIGITAL) and the National 4IR Policy.

“Besides that, the state MED4IR also has a role to outline strategies to increase digital adoption at the state level.

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Malay Mail

26 January 2022