Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn Bhd (MDEC) has been honored with the prestigious “The Best Agency in Accelerating Digital Economy Transformation” at the 2021 Lang International Corporate Titan Awards (LICTA). This recognition has made MDEC one of the most notable honors in the Malaysian business industry.
As a government agency under the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, MDEC has been leading Malaysia's digital economy development since its establishment in 1996, promoting digital transformation and growth. By driving investments, nurturing local tech champions, and catalyzing the digital innovation ecosystem, MDEC has been promoting digital economy development nationwide, creating new opportunities for all Malaysians and promoting shared prosperity. Therefore, receiving the internationally recognized business award - LICTA, which is highly supported and recognized by the Malaysian government, is a recognition and acknowledgement of MDEC's effective contribution to driving Malaysia's digital economy development.
YBhg Datuk Fadzli Abdul Wahit, the Senior Vice President of MDEC's Digital Industry Development division, expressed his pride in receiving the LICTA award in an interview. He stated that as an agency established for 25 years, MDEC is honored to receive this recognition and contribute to driving the digital economy development for the entire nation. MDEC's digital journey over the past 25 years was achieved through collaboration among government agencies, the public, and industry players. This is the result of the collective efforts of the entire country. He emphasized that MDEC will continue to be committed to driving digital economy transformation and growth, strengthening Malaysia's position as the ASEAN digital hub, and making Malaysia the preferred center for world-class digital enterprises and talents.
YBhg Datuk Fadzli Abdul Wahit has pledged that MDEC will continue its efforts in driving digital economy transformation and growth.
In conclusion, MDEC's recognition with “The Best Agency in Accelerating Digital Economy Transformation” award at the illustrious Lang International Corporate Titan Awards (LICTA 2021) acknowledges MDEC's outstanding contributions to driving digital economy development. Since its establishment, MDEC has been injecting new vitality and momentum into Malaysia's digital economy development. In the future, MDEC will continue to collaborate with the government, industry, and public to drive digital economy development and growth, creating a more prosperous and sustainable future for Malaysia's digital industry.
From left to right: Dato’ Lee Chee Weng, Selection Chairman of LICTA; Dato Sri Dr. Haji Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department; YBhg Datuk Fadzli Abdul Wahit, Head/Senior VP, Digital Industry Development at Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Dato’ Sri Syed Hussien Al Habshee, Chairman of SME Corp.