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The Vision Statement
The Mission Statement
The Strategic Principles
Core Strategies
"We Shall Work Hard"

Six core strategies have been identified and several accompanying objectives and measures have also been specified for each strategy.

Core Strategy 1 - Corporatisation and Privatisation

The first core strategy is to shift the roles of the Ministry of Communications from providing public services, building and operating infrastructures to that of policy-setting. In its strengthened role of policy maker, it shall develop specific policies e.g. through corporatisation and privatisation, establishing regulatory framework and business facilitation. The measures include the number of agencies which are privatised or corporatised, the number of related laws enacted to assist in corporatisation or privatisation.

Core Strategy 2 - Private Sector Facilitation and Participation

The second core strategy is to facilitate, nurture, promote and monitor greater local private sector participation in order to establish self-sustaining communications industries. The Ministry of Communications shall emphasise proper utilisation of its resources which shall
  • Nurture local business development;
  • Provide conducive business environment; and
  • Promote public-private participation.
The measures include the increase in the following areas:
  • Local talents nurtured in the communications related industries;
  • The levels of competencies of local players;
  • The variety and amount of financial incentives provided to participate in the communications industries;
  • The number of business support mechanisms established such as business incubation, innovation and R&D Centres.
Core Strategy 3 - Infrastructure Development

The third core strategy is to accelerate infrastructure development and maximise asset utilisation. Enhancing utilisation of existing facilities and infrastructure should be centred on increasing connectivity (including rural), internet adoption, and public transport accessibility.

Core Strategy 4 - Operations Enhancement

The fourth core strategy is to enhance and transform the organisation's operational processes and systems towards industry best practices. The measures identifies include bureaucracy reduction, streamlining procedures, ISO certifications, utilisation of ICT and the provision of a wider range of e-services and enhanced intra-inter ministerial committee relationships. In this strategy, striving to achieve industry best practices shall be included as part of the quality assurance drive for the ministry.

Core Strategy 5 - Human Resource Development

The fifth core strategy emphasises a drive to develop competent, innovative and create workforce within the industry. This can be achieved by implementing relevant HRD programmes, supporting more innovation awards such as BICTA Awards; and, a more concerted drive to implement more public awareness programmes.

Core Strategy 6 - Safe, Secure and Clean Environment

The sixth core strategy focuses on the needs to enhance safety, security, and to promote environmentally friendly industry. The measures include compliance with international security, safety and environmentally standards such as ICAO / IMO.​