Fahmi Foresees Information Technology as Key Driver of Economic Growth, Stresses Importance of AI Regulation

Malaysia’s Communications and Digital Minister highlights the potential of information technology as a mainstream economic driver, emphasizing the need for legal provisions and regulatory frameworks to ensure safe and beneficial use of artificial intelligence.

KUALA LUMPUR, 20 June 2023 – Malaysia’s Communications and Digital Minister, Fahmi Fadzil, recognizes the potential of turning information technology into a mainstream part of the country’s economy. With the recent influx of data technology industry investments, including data processing centers, Malaysia aims to leverage its superhighway for data to drive economic growth. Minister Fahmi emphasizes the importance of being prepared with appropriate legal and regulatory frameworks to ensure the safe and beneficial use of artificial intelligence (AI) as its adoption becomes more prevalent. – source: Bernama

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