Malaysia to announce national 4IR policy on July 1 hinh anh 1A bird's-eye view of Kuala Lumpur - Illustrative image (Source
Kuala Lumpur (VNA)Malaysia will launch a national policy on the fourth Industrial Revolution (National 4IR Policy) on July 1 in order to drive the integrated efforts in transforming the socio-economic development through the use of advanced technology.

The policy will prepare the main principle guidelines and strategic direction for ministries and agencies in drafting their policies and action plans to optimise the resource distribution and implementation coordination in matters relating to emerging technologies which will benefit the people, public and private sector.

This policy will support the country’s development policies such as Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 and Five-year Malaysia Plans.

It also complements the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint in driving the digital economy development. The strategies and initiatives under National 4IR Policy will be governed by the Digital Economy Council and National 4IR Policy, chaired by the Prime Minister, according to a statement from the Economic Planning Unit in the Prime Minister’s Office./.