BY: HAFIZAN TAIB
SHAH ALAM, APR 3: The participation of many businessmen and entrepreneurs from various fields made the 2017 Selangor Smart Truck Festival at Dataran Kemerdekaan Shah Alam a success and a joyous event.
The programme by State Government in collaboration with Shah Alam City Council (MBSA), was held for two days, last Saturday and Sunday, where entrepreneurs could market their products at locations provided.
Dato’ Menteri Besar, Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said Selangor Smart Truck is a State Government’s ongoing effort to help citizens improve their economy and be more successful.
“The current economic plight is challenging. It calls for more creativity and innovation from entrepreneurs to fulfil market demands, including to provide high quality product at a reasonable price.
“Selangor Smart Truck is an interesting new development for the public and has become the preferred choice for entrepreneurs as the concept of mobility gives them the option to move from one location to another to get more income compared to being in a static premise,” he said when officiating the 2017 Selangor Smart Truck Festival and launching the Mobile Truck Guideline (Food, Goods and Services) yesterday.
Also present at the event were Youth, Sports, Culture and Entrepreneur Development Exco, Amirudin Shari; Kota Anggerik Assemblyman, Dr Yaakob Sapari; Shah Alam Mayor, Dato’ Ahmad Zaharin Mohd Saad and guests.
After the officiating ceremony, Dato’ Menteri Besar took the opportunity to visit the sites to observe the businesses and mingle with the entrepreneurs who took part in the festival.
The Smart Truck business model was introduced by the State Government as a high mobility business and as a business opportunity given a new lease which would eventually promote healthy competition.
Up to March, 138 Smart Truck businesses have registered with the local authorities in Selangor.
BY: HAFIZAN TAIB