Brunei Darussalam took part in the 'Smart Nation Summit' which aimed to facilitate open and impactful discussion on issues and trends relating to digital transformation, a digital Asia, and trust in a digital age. The summit is the highlight of the 5-day Smart Nation Innovations Week which ended today in Singapore.
Representing the government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam at the event was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohammad Yusof, Minister of Transport and Infocommunications. Also in the delegation was Awang Haji Hairul Mohd Daud bin Haji Abdul Karim, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Infocommunications, Cybersecurity, Strategy and Corporate at the Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications.
Yang Berhormat also joined the other ministers and industry leaders at the Straits Digital Exchange forum. At the closed session, the ministers and industry leaders exchanged views on key policy issues and the role that governments and industries must play in "Accelerating the Digital Economy: Building Digital Readiness". The forum also discussed and shared best practices, challenges and success stories in areas of digital transformation of businesses and industries, workers empowerment, and building digital societies.
Source: Radio Television Brunei