Dagang Net Technologies Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dagang NeXchange Berhad (“DNeX”), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) with Perbadanan Islam Johor Holdings Sdn Bhd (“PIJ Holdings”) to leverage information and communication technology (“ICT”) infrastructure in halal supply chain.
Through this partnership, Dagang Net and PIJ Holdings will work together in the development of Johor Halal Certification Blockchain System, which includes embedding blockchain technology for application and verification of Halal and marriage certificate.
In addition, the partnership will also look into the development and implementation of the Digital Halal Hub and e-Commerce Halal platform that operate in a highly data-driven ecosystem.
The agreement was signed at a ceremony held earlier today at the Dagang Net Tower in Cyberjaya where Dagang Net was represented by Datuk Samsul Husin, Executive Deputy Chairman of DNeX, and also Executive Chairman of Dagang Net. PIJ Holdings was represented by its Managing Director Tuan Haji Muhammad Fuad Radzuan.
“We are honoured to be working together with PIJ Holdings in adopting disruptive technologies such as blockchain to be the main driver of growth for halal supply chain in Johor and businesses in the Halal segment,” said Datuk Samsul Husin.
He said the company’s digital solutions are available through the Dagang Net Digital Platform that provides end-to-end innovative services aimed to help organisations connect and collaborate with governments, businesses and consumers to optimise operations and open up commercial opportunities through innovative services.
Backed by such key technologies as blockchain, artificial intelligence, big data analytics and radio frequency identification, Dagang Net Digital Platform puts forth services that are seamless, user-friendly, resilient and intuitive through a highly secured and omnichannel ecosystem, he added.
“At PIJ Holdings, we have the responsibility to empower the socio-economy of the Muslim community and assist the community to discover the potential value of digital economy,” said Tuan Haji Muhammad Fuad Radzuan.
“We need to unlock the potential value of digital economy, and subsequently achieve our agenda, which is to transform the state to be aligned with the digital economy development and 4th Industrial Revolution,” he said.
A fully-owned company by Johor State Government, PIJ Holdings is involved in such businesses as farming & agriculture, property development, manufacturing, utilities, oil & gas, Halal industry development and waqaf management.