Digital Transformation of the Nation

In the afternoon session, Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs responded to a query from Yang Berhormat Dayang Nik Hafimi binti Abdul Haadi on the initiative to transform the nation through Digital ID and Digital Payment. The Minister of Home Affairs explained that Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam has launched the Digital Payment Route Map 2019/2025.

The Route Map outlines 3 main strategies namely, balance in regulations and innovations, utilisation of open Digital Payment as well as public awareness and education. In encouraging and facilitating the digital financial service, the AMBD is also working very closely with the Digital Economy Council to achieve the objectives of the Digital Economic Plan 2025.

Source: Radio Television Brunei