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Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Collaborates With Blockchain Organization Nem Foundation

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is a government-owned institution who will collaborate with a blockchain organization called Nem Foundation.

MDEC now pilots a work visa program. The work visa program is piloted for those tech freelancers who will work in Malaysia. Demands for blockchain capable talents can be fulfilled.

A government department called the Immigration Department of Malaysia and a government ministry called the Ministry of Home Affairs (Malaysia) were proposed with the Digital Freelancer Programme. Encouraging foreign talents so that they can work in Malaysia is an aim of this approach. The foreign talents can provide services in Malaysia. Professional qualifications or skills are required for providing the services.

The government-owned institution MDEC won’t only collaborate with the blockchain organization Nem Foundation, but it will also collaborate with an Estonian cross-border job marketplace called Jobbatical. Defining the foreign talents required is a purpose of Nem foundation. Supplying the foreign talents is a purpose of Jobbatical. While helping in facilitating the full process is a purpose of MDEC.

The Vice-president (VP) of the Growth Ecosystem Development at MDEC Norhizam Abdul Kadir said, “We will be kicking it (the programme) off starting with Blockchain jobs. The number of Visas to be issued depends on the projects that will be run by blockchain companies in Malaysia.” He said at the Malaysia Tech Week 2019 in Bangsar South, The Star reported.

The government-owned institution MDEC was established on 5th June in the year 1996. It is headquartered in Cyberjaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan. The Multimedia Development Corporation is the former name of MDEC. A responsibility of MDEC is to manage the Malaysian Multimedia Super Corridor, according to Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) Wikipedia page.

The blockchain organization Nem Foundation ( Foundation) was established in the year 2016. It is a Singapore-based organization. It is available around the globe. Promoting own blockchain technology around the globe was a purpose of the launch of Nem Foundation, according to the official LinkedIn account Foundation. While the Estonian cross-border job marketplace Jobbatical was established in the year 2014. It is located in Tallinn, Harju. Connecting innovative companies with other top techs, businesses, and creative talents around the world is a purpose of Jobbatical. Thinking borderless and helping individuals or organizations around the globe for working jointly are missions of Jobbatical, according to the official LinkedIn account of Jobbatical.

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Shabnam Dhar is a Copy Editor for OWLT Market.

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