Jakarta (ANTARA) - Vice President Ma'ruf Amin has called for the strengthening of an inclusive and sustainable digital ecosystem for sharia economic and financial products and services.

"It is necessary to strengthen the development of an inclusive and sustainable digital ecosystem that is based on the values of sharia (Islamic law)," he said in Jakarta on Wednesday.

He made these remarks at a seminar on "Strengthening the Digital Ecosystem of the Indonesian Sharia Economy" organized by the state-owned courier and logistics company PT Pos Indonesia.

He praised the synergy among stakeholders in supporting the advancement of sharia-based financial inclusion in Indonesia, including the launch of "Pospay Gold."

Pospay Gold is a digital application that allows users to trade physical gold based on sharia principles.

"The Pospay Gold innovation in PT Pos Indonesia's SuperApp adds to the list of the nation's world-class achievements and provides more options for individuals who prioritize sharia principles in their investments," he said.

Amin urged PT Pos Indonesia and the relevant stakeholders to ensure the security and privacy of digital innovations to maintain public trust.

He also called on relevant parties to promote education and enhance people's digital literacy, and to supervise policy implementation, evaluation and improvement.

Furthermore, he emphasized the importance of collaboration in developing productive and competitive digital talent.

Amin highlighted the need for more digital talents to bridge the gap between the demands of the digital industry and the availability of qualified professionals.

Meanwhile, Faizal Rochmad Djoemadi, President Director of PT Pos Indonesia, stated that the company has thrived for 276 years by continually transforming itself, including through digital transformation.

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