MB: Increase knowledge to realise Smart Selangor


SHAH ALAM, JUL 29: The State Government’s intention to realise the ‘Smart Selangor’ concept must be supported by reading habits among citizens in the state.

Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said the elements instilled in the concept of Smart Selangor covers the aspects of knowledge understanding and reading habits.

“The concept of Smart Selangor must be supported by efforts to inculcate knowledge and reading culture.

“The State Government views this move in a holistic manner,” he said in his speech during the launching of Pesta Buku 2016 at the Shah Alam Convention Centre on July 28.

Mohamed Azmin said Smart Selangor’s success in being knowledge-focused can alleviate the identity of Selangor’s citizens to be more competitive.


The success ultimately strengthens its concept in turning Selangor into a Smart State encompassing knowledge and educational development.

Mohamed Azmin has been consistently ensuring Selangor remains on track with the implementation of Smart Selangor based on educated and skilled human capital.

He said the focus is not merely on state economic development, but with emphasis on knowledge-based issues.

“The industry must take the challenge in alleviating and widening the scope of publishing in Selangor.

Therefore, to ensure the commitment is carried out, PPAS is responsible on knowledge-based issues, including aspects of translation and reading,” he said.

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