Internet safety, connectivity among issues discussed at ministries' meeting

KUALA LUMPUR: Child safety online was one of the topics raised in the internet-related issues discussion between the Communications Ministry and Education Ministry yesterday.

Education Minister Fadhlina Sidek said safeguarding children in the social media ecosystem remains a priority for the ministry.

"...we are committed to continuously protecting children from any cyberbullying, grooming, and sexual harassment threats," she said in a Facebook post on Friday (April 5).

Meanwhile, Communications Minister Fahmi Fadzil said the ministry is ready to assist the Education Ministry in ensuring safe internet usage.

Also discussed at the meeting, according to Fahmi, was the issue of internet connectivity in schools.

"The Communications Ministry is prepared to assist the Education Ministry in ensuring that students and teachers can benefit from better internet connectivity," he said. - Bernama

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