From The Report: Brunei Darussalam 2016
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The government of Brunei Darussalam has taken the initiative with regards to fostering a strong ICT sector in the Sultanate. The government is mindful of technology’s potential to create value for the country’s economy and to ensure social development for its citizens. To date, government officials, in concert with the private sector, have initiated various strategic ICT infrastructure projects and pursued the development of a comprehensive e-government system.These undertakings are fully aligned with the goals set out in the country’s long-term strategic vision, Wawasan Brunei 2035, which charts a course toward a “smart society” composed of an educated, highly skilled work force, with its people enjoying a high quality of life in a country where there is dynamic and sustainable economic growth. This chapter contains an interview with Pengriran Zain, Chief Executive, and Authority for the Info-communications Technology Industry (AITI).