Mr. Nguyen Huy Dung, Director of the Department of Information Technology, has just been appointed as Deputy Minister of Information and Communications.
“Today is a happy day for the entire ICT industry, especially the IT world, because for a long time, the Ministry of Information and Communications has only had a Deputy Minister coming from the IT people”, Minister Nguyen Manh Hung shared that at the Prime Minister’s announcement ceremony No. 1818 / QD-TTg on the afternoon of November 17.
Mr. Nguyen Huy Dung was born in 1983, is a former student of high school specializing in Mathematics – Hanoi University of Education, and an alumnus of Hanoi University of Technology.
As a student, Mr. Dung received a full scholarship to study Information Technology at NTU University (Singapore). He is also one of 10 typical young faces to receive the 2010 Golden Globe Award organized by the Central Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union.
|Deputy Minister Nguyen Huy Dung received the appointment decision from the leader of the Ministry of Information and Communications. Photo: Trong Dat|
During his 13 years working at the Ministry of Information and Communications (previously the Ministry of Post and Telematics), Mr. Dung in turn went through the positions: Specialist, Deputy Head of Department, Head of Department, Secretary of the Ministry’s Leadership, Deputy Director of Department of Information Security, Director of Department of Information Security and Director of Department of Informatics.
Mr. Dung has participated in researching, consulting, presiding over, editing and implementing the Party’s guiding documents, the State’s laws, completing the legal corridor, the system of standards and technical regulations. on the safety and security of Vietnam’s network. In which, typically the Law on Network Information Security and its guiding documents.
Mr. Dung is also the advisor, editor and organization of the implementation of the National Digital Transformation Program to 2025, with a vision to 2030 and helping Vietnam increase 50 places on the global ranking of information safety. information in the period 2017-2019.
Youngest Deputy Minister of Vietnam today
According to Minister Nguyen Manh Hung, Deputy Minister Nguyen Huy Dung is currently Vietnam’s only 8X Deputy Minister. In addition, in the history of the Ministry of Information and Communications, the Party Committee has never had the current 3 generations 6X, 7X and 8X. That shows the confidence of the Party and Government in the Ministry of Information and Communications, the leadership of the ministry and the individual Deputy Minister Nguyen Huy Dung.
|Minister Nguyen Manh Hung: “New Vice Minister Nguyen Huy Dung has many aspirations to contribute”. Photo: Trong Dat|
Minister Nguyen Manh Hung said that this is a young officer with good quality, with many aspirations to dedicate, to study well and to be well trained.
Because of his young age, many people will expect that the new Deputy Minister himself needs to perform better in response to the trust of the Party and Government.
Many ministries and agencies are seeing digital transformation as a solution to boost their fields. With the task of leading the national digital transformation, the responsibility of the Ministry of Information and Communications and Deputy Minister Nguyen Huy Dung will therefore be great.
Leadership and lessons about the spirit of service
Sharing at the appointment, Minister Nguyen Manh Hung said that the leader must have quality, or great virtue. The virtue in the new age is those who have aspirations, a spirit of service, and dare to sacrifice themselves for the development of the country.
In addition to great virtue, the leader must have visible outstanding achievements. That is to create the industry and the field to manage its breakthrough development, through solutions that make difficult things easy, helping our country to go faster than other countries and change the ranking of Vietnam.
|Minister Nguyen Manh Hung and lessons about people in leadership. Photo: Trong Dat|
Through their work, leaders must have prestige in the world, thereby mobilizing other resources in society to build the system of the industry nationwide.
The units in the Ministry also need to boldly assign jobs to young officials, support those who have the spirit of working for the people, for the country, thereby helping employees develop and create a team of leaders nearby.
With his expectation on the new Deputy Minister, Minister Nguyen Manh Hung asked to clarify and set higher goals for the IT field because this industry will contribute to speeding up the country’s development. The Minister also wanted Deputy Minister Nguyen Huy Dung to find unique solutions for the country to develop quickly, find out an approach to turn difficult things into easy things.
|New Deputy Minister of Information and Communications – Nguyen Huy Dung. Photo: Trong Dat|
At the decision-giving ceremony, Deputy Minister Nguyen Huy Dung shared a heartfelt saying: “The person who works always must be like pecking a small fish, like carrying a big rock”. That means that the manager must always be careful, meticulous in every detail and must shoulder a heavy responsibility.
The 37-year-old Deputy Minister said he understood the responsibility of service and had a deep belief in the mission of using technology to make Vietnam strong and prosperous. He pledged to work with a wholehearted spirit for the mission of bringing technology into every corner of life and making life a better thanks to technology.