Datuk Ismail Ibrahim shares his insights with respect to how Iskandar Malaysia plans to become a smart city.
The concept of smart city has brought about the ability not only for the region to grow from economic stand point, but at the same time also enable a more technology-savvy, more effective, and more efficient society in the region. Sustainability, as what Iskandar Malaysia embraces, entails the right infrastructure and technology to establish a knowledge region. In the long run, this project expected to become an example in a hope that Malaysia will thoroughly become a nation full of smart cities.
Datuk Ismail Ibrahim is the Chief Executive of Iskandar Regional Development Authority and one of the panelists at the CNBC’s Managing Asia: Asia Builders | Innovative Cities: Rising to the Challenges.
More about Iskandar Regional Development Authority
The Iskandar Regional Development expert (IRDA) is a Malaysian Federal Government statutory body tasked with the objective of regulating and driving various stakeholders in both public and private sector towards realizing the vision of developing Iskandar Malaysia into a strong and sustainable metropolis of international standing. IRDA’s statutory powers and functions are designed to achieve the above objective and include the following core functions in summary.
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