Perak to invest RM1.3bil in ICT over five years


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  • Friday, 27 May 2005

PERAK may be a latecomer in embracing information and communications technology (ICT), but it has come up with a blueprint for future ICT usage to stimulate its economy that once depended on tin mining.  

To implement the strategies mapped out in the blueprint, Perak will invest about RM1.3bil over a five-year period beginning this year so that it would be able to leapfrog to become a knowledge-based state (K-state) by 2010. 

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