ASEAN Smart Cities Network, ASCN's common goal is to support the development of smart and sustainable cities in the region by utilising technology, to tackle the opportunities and issues caused by rapid urbanisation, thereby improving the lives of ASEAN citizens.
The Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications was speaking at the ASEAN Smart City Development Cooperation Forum which was held virtually yesterday. Awang Haji Mohammad Nazri bin Haji Mohammad Yusof shared that ASCN has developed an ASEAN Smart Cities Framework which serves as a guide for the development of smart cities of ASEAN Member States.
He added, ASCN is a collaborative platform where 26 cities from the ten ASEAN Member States work towards the common goal of smart and sustainable urban development. With the focus on Korea's cooperation plan for ASEAN smart cities through official development assistance, the Forum is hosted by the Presidential Committee on New Southern Policy of Korea, and co-organised by Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements and World Smart Sustainable Cities Organisation.
Source: Radio Television Brunei