By James Kon
Minister of Primary
Resources and Tourism Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong and
Minister of Transport and Infocommunications Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul
Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusof
launched the Digital Technology Week Exhibition yesterday.
The event, which ends on
Sunday, is held in conjunction with the Brunei Mid-Year Conference and
Exhibition (MYCE) 2021 at the International Convention Centre (ICC),
Berakas and is co-organised by the Ministry of Transport and
Infocommunications (MTIC), Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) and InfoCom
Federation Brunei (IFB) and supported by the E-Government National
Centre (EGNC), Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry of
Brunei Darussalam (AITI), Cyber Security Brunei (CSB), IT Protective
Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) and Dynamik Technologies Sdn Bhd.
Digital Technology Week
carries the theme ‘Smart Nation through Digital Transformation’ and
features an exhibition, conference, dialogues and competitions focussing
on the trends and potentials of digital technologies.
The exhibition is
participated by 13 agencies from both government and the private sector.
This includes MTIC, Prime Minister’s Office, EGNC, AITI, CSB, digital
services providers such as DST Digital, Imagine Sdn Bhd and Progresif
Sdn Bhd, ITPSS, Dynamik Technolgies and ASDS Sdn Bhd and eSports
The exhibition features key
trends and services for digital transformation. This includes 5G
experience showcase at AITI’s booth which is part of its efforts to
raise awareness on 5G’s economic impact and opportunities. The public
are welcome to visit AITI’s booth featuring smart home concept to
experience the benefits of 5G through interactive demonstration.
The Minister of Transport and
Infocommunications also launched AITI Strategic Plan 2020-2025 developed
in support of Digital Economy Masterplan 2025, as well as three
services under the EGNC through the 11th National Development
Plan (RKN11) – One Government Private Cloud 3 (OGPC3), National
Centralised Database (NCDB) and also National Information Hub during a
visit to EGNC’s booth.
The EGNC showcased the
revamped www.gov.bn website with new features including e-participation
link that allows the public to voice their opinions online through
surveys, polls and digital collaboration.
Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin