Harness data and technology to nurture Malaysia's economic recovery, says finance minister at summit | Malay Mail

Harness data and technology t…

Harness data and technology to nurture Malaysia's economic recovery, says finance minister at summit | Malay Mail

Malay Mail | 2021-09-09 06:04

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 9 -- Data and technology will be among the key elements in charting Malaysia's economic recovery post-Covid-19 pandemic, said Finance Minister and National Recovery Plan (NRP) Coordinating Minister, Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz. He said the government will harness the power of data to help the country become more agile and responsive, underscored by the spirit of inclusivity towards better resilience and shared prosperity. Tengku Zafrul noted that the Digital Economy Blueprint, or MyDIGITAL, is critical in driving the business sector to compete in the global arena, as it addresses both digital infrastructure and the digital ecosystem. "The former includes investments through the National Digital Network (Jendela) project, investments to strengthen connectivity to the international submarine cable network until 2023, as well as a 10-year plan for the implemen…


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