Schooling fosters Malaysia-China ties, says transport minister 

KUALA LUMPUR, Could 31 — Schooling is recognised as a bridge that fosters Malaysia-China relations, with a main focus presently on new rising applied sciences together with synthetic intelligence (AI), Transport Minister Anthony Loke mentioned.

He added that China may contribute considerably by sharing expertise, notably these associated to the Technical and Vocational Schooling and Coaching (TVET) subject, to satisfy the calls for of the Malaysian market.



“One of many key focus proper now could be the sphere of TVET and it’s the imaginative and prescient of the Malaysian authorities to focus extra of our training system in the direction of it.

“Robust emphasis is being given to TVET and we have now robust cooperation with China, because the nation has supplied many alternatives for our college students to have TVET coaching there.

“We hope to have extra collaborations and I’m positive there might be extra bulletins on them within the subsequent few months,” he mentioned on Bernama TV’s Roundtable: 50 Years of Malaysia-China Friendship programme immediately, including that scholar trade programmes had been equally essential to permit college students from each international locations to find out about one another’s language and tradition, which may additional strengthen bilateral ties.

Native media reported {that a} whole of 220 Chinese language corporations had been providing 5,125 locations to Malaysian college students for TVET brief, medium and long-term coaching, which is seen as a recreation changer in boosting the TVET business in Malaysia.

In the meantime, Minister Counsellor on the Embassy of the Individuals’s Republic of China Lin Shiguang mentioned that Malaysia and China may work hand in hand, as China possesses appreciable expertise in advancing TVET training, notably associated to mega tasks and development.

He mentioned additionally it is essential to spotlight extra on Science, Know-how, Engineering, and Arithmetic (STEM) training, particularly with the speedy improvement of AI, cloud computing, large information, and the Web of Issues (IoT) that would assist with the variation and innovation required in varied industries.

Malaysia and China are celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of creating diplomatic relations immediately, with Malaysia being the primary Affiliation of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) nation to determine diplomatic ties with China. — Bernama

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