"The participation of the Department of Skills Development (DSD) in various official international programs reflects the contribution of DSD and also the Ministry of Human Resources (MoHR). The Department's participation in official international programs is implemented to safeguard Malaysia's interests in international discussions, especially in the areas of skills, in contributing expertise for the development of international standards related to skills, creating opportunities for cooperation with countries and international organizations and is one of the initiatives in strengthening the skills agenda in the TVET sector in Malaysia"