SHENZHEN, China: The State Government sealed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
with Huawei Technologies Malaysia Sdn Bhd to accelerate digital transformation initiatives in
Witnessing the signing ceremony at Huawei headquarters here today, Chief Minister Datuk
Seri Hajiji Noor said the partnership is a significant leap towards a digital future for Sabah.
“This partnership with Huawei Technologies will empower our state and its citizens to reap the
benefits of technological innovation, fostering economic growth and improved public services.
“I am happy to note that under the MoU, Huawei Technologies will provide consultancy and
advisory services in agriculture, smart manufacturing under Industry 4.0, tourism, smart city
planning, e-commerce, digital infrastructure, inclusive connectivity and digital government.
“This will greatly assist in achieving our aspirations of digitising the state government,” he said.
Huawei Malaysia CEO, Simon Sun said, “”As Sabah pursues its vision of a thriving digital
economy, Huawei is ready to support it in building a smart, digitally innovative, and sustainable
Additionally, under the MoU, Huawei Technologies would explore collaborative efforts to
initiate the implementation of digital services that are AI-ready and data-centric for the
Government, businesses and the community.
Signing the MoU on behalf of the Sabah State Government was State Public Service Director-
General Datuk Zainuddin Aman, while Simon Sun, Chief Executive Officer of Huawei Malaysia,
signed for Huawei.
Also present were State Industrial Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Datuk Phoong
Jin Zhe, State Secretary Datuk Seri Safar Untong, Huawei Board Director and President of Huawei Digital Power, Hou Jinlong and Huawei President of Global Public Sector, Xia Zun.
Prior to the signing ceremony, the Chief Minister was also taken on a tour of Huawei Technologies on smart city operations, intelligent education at the Huawei Enterprise Business Von Neumann Exhibition Hall.