Putrajaya, 10 March 2016 – Technology Depository Agency Berhad (TDA) presented a speech on “Malaysia experiences and expertise on managing Offset Program” to representatives of African Continental. The speech was deliberated by Major (R) Zailani Bin Safari, Chief Executive Officer of TDA. A special forum on Offset Program was organised by the High Commission of the Republic of Ghana to Malaysia and the Executive Committee of the Malaysia Ghana Friendship Association (MAGHAFA).
Among the African Continental representatives are from Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Egypt, Libya and South Africa. The audiences were from embassy, government agencies, business associations and universities. There were about 100 audiences whom attended the event.
The objectives of the forum is to share and expose the successful implementation of Offset program for the government of Ghana specifically and other African Nations generally through securing government contracts or procurements.
One of the officials from African Nations commented “This forum is very fruitful knowledge sharing deliberated by TDA and we have learned substantially ICP/Offset Program implementation and strategy. We would like to engage with TDA in the future and bring this idea to our country”.