TUESDAY, 10 SEPTEMBER –
The Chief Minister of Sabah, Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Haji Aman today urged the public and private sectors in the state to take the step to apply and increase the use of ICT in their respective organisations.
He said this at the official opening ceremony of the state level ICT Seminar 2013 jointly organised by Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), MAMPU Sabah Branch, Computer Services Department Sabah, INTAN Sabah and Malaysian Cocoa Board.
According to him, careful and meticulous planning should be done so that ICT’s needs and usage would contribute towards customer service efficiency besides avoiding wastage in the buying of non-beneficial ICT appliances.
His speech was read by the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment cum State Education Exco, Datuk Haji Masidi Manjun.
Earlier, the Vice-Chancellor of UMS, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah said the organising of ICT seminar in UMS showed the support on his part towards the utilisation of ICT for Teaching and Learning, and Professional.
According to him, UMS is very committed towards green computer practise for the usage of the next generation.
Also present were the Director of MAMPU Sabah Branch, Kaneyasen A/L Perumal; Director of the Computer Services Department Sabah, Dr. Haji Mingu Haji Jumaan; Territory Director of INTAN Sabah, Mohd Nawardi Saad; Deputy Director-General of Malaysia Cocoa Board, Kelvin Lamin and principal officers of Universiti Malaysia Sabah. - FL
By Faezah Mohamad Dun
Photo: Ernest Berinus