The Ministry of Information and Communications will coordinate with agencies and associations of Vietnam and France to organize forums on digital transformation, digital economy and seminars, trade and investment promotion programs. private.
On November 4, 2021, in Paris, within the framework of the Business Forum on the occasion of the official visit to the French Republic by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung chaired the conference. Roundtable on cooperation in the field of digital transformation between the two countries. Attending the conference were leaders of the French Business Association (MEDEF), leaders of many leading technology corporations of France and Vietnam.
With both countries’ policies on prioritizing accelerating digital transformation to develop the digital economy, digital society and digital government, businesses discussed opportunities and potential for cooperation in accordance with their advantages, technological capabilities in this area.
|Roundtable on cooperation in digital economy, digital society and digital government between Vietnam and France.|
Digital transformation in the fields of health, education, agriculture, finance and banking, cooperation to provide solutions for smart cities, digital identity, artificial intelligence, personal data protection and safety Information security was discussed by businesses at the conference.
Concluding remarks at the conference, Minister Nguyen Manh Hung shared Vietnam’s major policies on digital transformation, prioritizing the rapid implementation of digital government and fields such as education, health, finance and banking. goods, transportation, smart cities.
|There will be more channels to promote cooperation between Vietnamese and French digital businesses.|
Vietnam is a big market, with nearly 100 million people. Vietnam’s digital businesses are growing stronger, both in quantity and quality, with technological capabilities and a large team, with about 60,000 digital businesses, expected to have 100,000 enterprises by 2025. France also has many large enterprises, capable of providing solutions for digital transformation in many fields. These are favorable conditions for implementing specific cooperative projects.
In order to create more channels to connect businesses of the two countries, in the coming time, the Ministry of Information and Communications will coordinate with agencies and associations of Vietnam and France to organize forums on digital transformation and digital economy. and seminars, trade and investment promotion programs in this area.
|Immediately after the meeting, Secretary of State Cedric O tweeted news and photos about the meeting with Minister Nguyen Manh Hung.|
Also within the framework of the official visit to France by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, Minister Nguyen Manh Hung had a working session with Mr. Cedric O, Secretary of State in charge of Digital Transformation and Electronic Information of France. .
At the meeting, the two sides shared about digital transformation policies and strategies, exchanged measures to support and create conditions for businesses of both sides to implement specific projects. At the meeting, Viettel Military Telecommunications Group and the French company Rapid.Space signed an agreement to cooperate in researching and testing a number of applications for 5G networks.
Vietnam – UK strengthen cooperation on digital economy and digital transformation
Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung and Minister Chris Philp signed a Letter of Intent on cooperation in the field of digital economy and digital transformation between Vietnam and the UK.