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Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari (second from right) visiting exhibits during the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Ampang Jaya Municipal Council (MPAJ) and CelcomDigi Berhad to implement its smart city project, at the MPAJ Convention Centre in Ampang Jaya, on February 6, 2024. — Picture by HAFIZ OTHMAN/SELANGORKINI

MPAJ inks deal with CelcomDigi for smart city ecosystem, expand 5G in Hulu Kelang

By Sofia Nasir

AMPANG JAYA, Feb 6 — The Ampang Jaya Municipal Council (MPAJ) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with CelcomDigi Berhad to implement the smart city project.

Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari said the decade-long collaboration will enable both parties to provide 5G technology services in all of Hulu Kelang’s areas.

“This collaboration will establish a smart city ecosystem which can enhance residents’ quality of life and promote business growth in the area.

“I hope such collaborations will continue in other cities in Selangor, per the Smart State 2025 aspiration,” he said at the MPAJ Convention Centre today.

Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari (centre) witnesses the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with CelcomDigi Berhad to implement its smart city project, at the MPAJ Convention Centre in Ampang Jaya, on February 6, 2024. — Picture by HAFIZ OTHMAN/SELANGORKINI

Earlier, Amirudin witnessed the MoU signing ceremony the between CelcomDigi’s chief executive officer Datuk Idham Nawawi and MPAJ president Ani Ahmad.

On his part, Idham said the inaugural collaboration with the council is set to transform Hulu Kelang into an integrated digital district with a sustainable environment.

CelcomDigi will lead the sandbox, bringing together all relevant parties in smart city solutions including entrepreneurs, technology providers, and device manufacturers.

“We are committed to leveraging this partnership via local and global technology sharing, becoming a role model to benefit other partners,” he said.

Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari (centre) visiting exhibits during the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with CelcomDigi Berhad to implement its smart city project, at the MPAJ Convention Centre in Ampang Jaya, on February 6, 2024. — Picture by HAFIZ OTHMAN/SELANGORKINI

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