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PSMJ 2035 to prepare Melaka for changing times – Sulaiman

The Melaka government today launched the Melakaku Maju Jaya Strategic Plan (PSMJ) 2035 which outlines 175 strategies involving various programmes and projects in the state for the next 15 years.

Chief Minister Datuk Seri Sulaiman Md Ali said that PSMJ 2035 was a strategic, holistic and comprehensive action plan with short, medium and long-term key performance indicator (KPI) targets set.

“PSMJ 2035 is a continuation of policies and visions of previous leaders, towards achieving excellence. It is planned to prepare Melaka for changing times, facing the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0), Digital Economy and Society 5.0 as well as the demands of technology in the future.

“All processes, actions and policies of PSMJ 2035 will be implemented through a combination of ‘bottom-up’ and ‘top-down’ approaches. This plan also serves as the main reference document for all agencies towards key performance goals to achieve administrative excellence for every agency in Melaka,” he said at the state government monthly assembly and PSMJ 2035 launching ceremony here today.

He also said that PSMJ 2035 would, among other things, drive and boost economic growth, encourage domestic and foreign investment, enhance the tourism sector, infrastructure development and heritage restoration, and increase human capital through education.

He said that five Melaka Key Result Areas (MKRA) were also set in line with the implementation of PSMJ 2035, with the first MKRA focusing on agro-industry, biotechnology, industrial revolution, digital industry enterprises and maritime services.

Sulaiman said that the second MKRA was the sustainable development of the people’s well-being through the provision of complete public infrastructure facilities, including providing a sustainable road network, resolving road congestion issues, quality healthcare service facilities, public parks, sports complexes, water supply facilities, floods and so on.

“The third MKRA involves the expansion of smart initiatives and data empowerment as a solution to various urban problems through smart applications, involving Smart Mobility, Smart Economy, Smart Governance, Smart Energy and Smart Living,” he said.

He said that the fourth MKRA would focus on the economic development of locals by providing various assistance, including training opportunities, development of business complexes, stalls and hawker centres to improve the economy.

He said that the state government would also focus on strengthening the tourism and education industry at the global level through the fifth MKRA.

Source: BERNAMA News Agency

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