Update drone regulations before businesses fly away, say industry players


Mahadhir speaking about regulation changes necessary, during an interview at the inaugural MyDroneX conference held in Cyberjaya.

Regulations on drone operations in Malaysia need to be updated to maintain the local industry's innovation, a move that some government agencies are working on, say tech bosses.

Futurise acting chief executive officer Mahadhir Aziz said changing the regulations is a necessary step to keep Malaysian drone businesses in the country, as overly strict regulation could drive them elsewhere and stifle innovation.

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