Within his visit to several government institutions in Malaysia and to discuss ways of cooperation and benefit from the Malaysian experience with its various institutions, the Director General of Libya’s Economic and Social Development Board (ESDB), Mahmoud Al-Futaisi, held a meeting at the headquarters of the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC).
The meeting included the participation of the Chairman and members of the Malaysian Advisory Council (MPM) and several other Malaysian government institutions. These are institutions interested in capacity building and skills and the development of human resources at the level of local institutions to increase the productivity of the Malaysian human cadres in various fields using the latest means and methods.
Can Libya benefit from Malaysian experience?
In an exclusive interview with the Libya Herald upon his return from Malaysia, Al-Futaisi said that the purpose of the meeting was how could Libya benefit from the methodologies and executive programmes that Malaysia has followed in increasing and developing the productivity of employees in public and private institutions.
Al-Futaisi reported that he had also held a meeting at the headquarters of the MATRADE Centre for Exhibitions and Conferences, which is an international trade centre for Malaysia, which includes many local companies in various fields. The meeting included the Director General of the Council with the senior management of the MATRADE Centre and in the presence of several Malaysian companies.
Introducing Libyan opportunities to Malaysia
He added that the purpose of the meeting is to introduce the Libyan economy and the opportunities available through it for international companies, and to draw inspiration from the successful experiences of Malaysia in all fields, including the economic aspect, in which it achieved the highest growth among the countries of the world.
Digital economy, SMEs, science parks, entrepreneurship and the private sector
For its part, the Malaysian side gave presentations on the digital economy in Malaysia and its role in economic growth as well as the experience of Malaysian companies in small projects and the role of science and technology parks in entrepreneurship in a way that enhances the role of the private sector opportunities in the Libyan economy.
Al-Futaisi also participated in another meeting at the headquarters of MAMPU, an institution that was established based on the study “Development Administration in Malaysia” in 1966 to lead administrative reforms in the government. The discussion revolved around benefiting from the Malaysian experience in stimulating change in the administrative and organizational services in the public sector, the developing information and communication technology for the public service sector, and modernization and administrative planning for the public sector.
NESDB signs agreement with Malaysia Consultative Council to benefit from its development experience (libyaherald.com)