Saifuddin Abdullah

Malaysia’s Science and Technology ministry & Communications and Multimedia ministry drive Digital Economy Task Force
Ministers co-chair first meeting, goal to stimulate economic growth 15 high impact programmes discussed, with startup involvement key
Al-Ishsal Ishak’s term as MCMC chairman ended abruptly, Fadhullah Suhaimi appointed as new chairman
The Malaysian Ministry of Communications and Multimedia has announced a new chairman, who replaces Al-Ishsal Ishak, whose 2-year tenure has been ended 4-months early.  
Huawei launches ASEAN Academy, aims to empower Malaysia’s digital talent
Dedicated training module aims to nurture Malaysian talents across various business and technology sectors.
Ministry of Communications and Multimedia reinforces commitment to Malaysian digital creative content during challenging times
A recent industry engagement for the Creative Content sector in Malaysia by MDEC found that the digital creative content industry has been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Two specific programmes are in place to mitigate challenges during and post-MCO.
KKMM, MDEC Welcome US$57.7bil Economic Stimulus Package
US$1.04bil in collaboration with BNM covering five key initiatives US$115.5mil micro-SMEs scheme including creative industry & online traders
KKMM Applauds Digital and Tech industry’s assistance to SMEs during MCO
#DigitalVsCovid in-line with ministry’s role to lead Malaysia’s digital economy Will continue to develop new initiatives that will help all Malaysians
Deputy Minister to rally Barisan MPs to #Stop114A
Deputy Minister of Higher Education Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said he would rally fellow Members of Parliament of the Barisan Nasional ruling coalition to call for a review of the recently-gazetted and contentious amendment to the Evidence Act 1950.
Govt guys to start-ups: Think big, go for it
A press conference held to congratulate five start-ups chosen to go to Silicon Valley for a four-week entrepreneurship learning and networking tour saw pep talks to “do your own thing” coming from the most unusual of sources: The Government Guys.
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