The Kelantan government will work alongside the Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKKM) to come up with new ideas to develop and bring up the digital economy sector in the state, says Bernama.
“The collaboration is aimed at developing the entrepreneurial skills of those who manage online businesses, in turn increasing productivity and income,” says KKKM Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa.
He adds that this initiative will be a joint effort between the state government, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission and Telekom Malaysia Bhd.
The two-hour-long meeting, among others, discussed current developments of ministry programmes at the state level, including the National Digital Network (JENDELA).’
“Phase one of JENDELA which is currently being implemented will focus on upgrading broadband access throughout Kelantan which includes Orang Asli villages,” says Annuar.
Additionally, he also urges broadcasting and information agencies nationwide to improve efforts to disseminate information on programmes implemented by the government so that they can be delivered more accurately and quickly.
“The ministry believes there is room for improvement not only in Kelantan but throughout the country, as well to review usual practices in the effort to improve the effectiveness of information delivery,” he says.