The transport ministry (MoT) has introduced the formation of a digital advisory council (Jawatankuasa Penasihat Digital, JPD) consisting of ICT consultants from varied industries to help within the digitalisation efforts of the ministry.
Based on a press release launched by MoT at present, JPD will contribute its experience to strengthen the ministry’s digitalisation initiatives within the elements of stability of companies, cybersecurity and person expertise. The 5 JPD members will serve professional bono, without charge to the federal government.
The council will probably be chaired by Datuk Mohamed Sharil Tarmizi, who was chairman and CEO of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Fee (MCMC) from 2011 to 2014. Chu Hong Keong has over 30 years of expertise in banking and telecommunication industries, working in technique and transformation at a global financial institution. He was additionally the MD of an area ICT firm.
Datuk Dr Suhazimah Dzazali was within the public service for 35 years till 2020. She performed a key position within the growth of the Pelan Strategik ICT Sektor Awam 2016-2020 and Pelan Strategik Pendigitalan Sektor Awam 2021-2025. Fong Choong Fook is the chief chairman of LGMS Berhad, a listed cybersecurity firm. Afzal Abdul Rahim is the ‘Commander-In-Chief’ of TIMEdotCom and founding father of the Malaysian Web Change (MyIX).
JPD sat for the primary time yesterday with transport minister Anthony Loke, who final month introduced a swap to digital highway tax and lesen. “With digitalisation, we will scale back the site visitors in JPJ workplaces by round 80%, as a result of out of the whole, 80% of renewals are for personal autos. For the general public, the financial savings will probably be with time,” he mentioned final month.