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14 Aprile 2021

Malaysia

MALAYSIA BELIEVES IOT WILL BOOST D-8 MEMBER STATES’ ECONOMIES post-Covid-19, says Muhyiddin

Part 2 He said the New Gen Entrepreneur Online Bootcamp is a technology-based training and business coaching programme for youth entrepreneurs, aimed to benefit Malaysia’s youth in the long term. “It is one of the initiatives under the government US$ 4.8 billion post-pandemic recovery stimulus package,” he added. Muhyiddin said Malaysia was also proud of the youth involvement in agriculture which has been on the increase. He said a shift in mindset in the younger generation has assured them that agriculture holds a promising future. “Smart farming is rapidly becoming the future of agriculture. The food supply chain can be improved by introducing enabling technologies, such as IoT or traceability systems, that have the potential to increase food safety and production transparency,” he said. Muhyiddin said the pandemic has also changed the conventional way of learning, and the government has introduced initiatives to soften the impact, including improving the digital platform infrastructure for online learning. He said this includes greater last mile connectivity in schools across rural and remote areas through stronger fibre optic connectivity and providing 150,000 laptops, together with a free limited data package for students from low-income households to ensure that their education was not disrupted. Muhyiddin is leading Malaysia’s delegation to the 10th Summit of the D-8, hosted by Bangladesh, the current chair of the D-8 Summit. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan also participated in the virtual summit. (ICE KUALA LUMPUR)


Fonte notizia: Bernama, 14.04.2021