Malaysia-China signed MoU on digital telecommunication cooperation

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ROMANIA: Malaysia and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the cooperation relating to 5G, digital economy and cyber security in conjunction with the Plenipotentiary Conference International Telecommunication Union (ITU PP22) held here from 26th Sept.-14th Oct. 2022.

The MoU was signed on 28th Sept. 2022 between Minister of Communications and Multimedia (K-KOMM) Tan Sri Annuar Musa and China’s Deputy Minister of Industry and Information Technology, Zhang Yunming.

“Following the signing of the MoU on digital telecommunication cooperation , both countries are expected to explore potential cooperation in 5G application technology, encouraging cooperation in e-commerce, innovations for start up company, cloud computerisation, data highways, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, internet application and other digital technology and cooperation in the policies, standards, emergency feedbacks, data security technology, training and awareness regarding cyber security,” Annuar said in a statement.

The Minister added, the cooperation is expected to give value added to Malaysia considering the rapid growth of information technology in China. Both countries could get the knowledge and expertise in 5G fields, cyber security and digital economy.

Annuar said, apart from sharing good practices, experiences and expertise via joint initiatives, it will also help increase the speed and the readiness of the cyber security ecosystem and national digitalisation especially in facing the Industrialisation Revolution 4.0.

According to Annuar, the commitment in sharing knowledge and good practices between the two nations not only able to increase the competency and activate the digital economy of Malaysia but also able to act as a pulling factor to investors in human capital development and research.

“The cooperation relationship will help Malaysia to empower a higher quality digital economy ecosystem.

At the same time, it will enhance the domestic digital economic growth and contribute to the future national economy that is in line with the agenda of making Malaysia as the high technology industry hub.-Malaysia World News


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