MCYS recognises creative industry’s potentials

Izah Azahari

The creative industry has high potential and there is a need to increase efforts to develop the industry especially among the youth where the industry is growing in fields from fashion to digital economy.

This was said by Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Yang Berhormat Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin in response to Legislative Council (LegCo) member Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari’s suggestion to establish a Creative Industry Council as one of the focusses of the Digital Economy Master Plan 2025.

The minister shared a number of initiatives implemented after the Youth Congress 2019 including a focus group discussion in October 2020 involving 68 industry players. The minister assured that the establishment of the Creative Industry Steering Committee will be expedited.