The email account will allow direct and secure communication between citizens and the government, and is part of a new one-stop web portal for government services.
The web portal will be developed by Tricubes Berhad and will provide services such as social networking, online bill payment and citizen application development.
“The communications content and infrastructure NKEA is also kick-starting a government initiative to provide a unique and official email account and identification for citizens of Malaysia,” said Najib.
He said that the RM50 million investment would have a GNI impact of RM39 million up to 2015. Further, the 1 Malaysia email initiative will allow direct and secure communications between Malaysian citizens and government as well as enhance delivery of public services.