On the morning of February 17, at the first working session after the New Year’s Eve, Minister Nguyen Manh Hung sent the book “The State of Creation” to leaders of departments and units under the Ministry of Information and Communications.
Giving books serves strong aspirations
This year, with the implementation of relaxation prevention against Covid-19, the Ministry of Information and Communications did not organize a face-to-face meeting with officials and employees in the headquarters (18, Nguyen Du, Hanoi). Instead, the Minister chooses 3 books to give to everyone, as a New Year’s red envelope gift.
|Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung at the Vietnam Book Day celebration 2019. Photo: ICTVietnam|
Book “The State of Creation: Declining the Myths of the Role of the State and the Private Sector” (author Mariana Mazzucato) sent to the leaders of the management departments. Two books “Future Power – Redrawing of the World Map in 2030” (author Hamada Kazuyuki) and “Ikigai – Find a reason to wake up every morning” (author: Hector Garcia, Francesc Miralles) selected to donate the staff members, the remaining employees in the Ministry.
The Minister also suggested that the heads of the units directly under the Ministry but not located at the 18 Nguyen Du headquarters to organize the New Year greeting in accordance with the Covid-19 epidemic gap, to consider choosing “lucky money” internally. units by selecting the right books to donate to employees.
This is the third year, the leader of the Information and Communication Industry maintains the “lucky money” activity at the beginning of the new year. In 2019, on the occasion of the handover of state management officials of the Ministry of Armor Tet Ky Hoi, the Minister presented the book “Serve to the top“In 2020, during the first work session after the New Year, the Minister also sent three books on teaching children and regular science to give to the staff. Accordingly, each person can choose the book. books I like best and exchange them to read together.
Spread the reading culture in the “brain” of information – communication
Mr. Nguyen Tien Duc – Secretary of the Youth Union of the Department of Information Security (Ministry of Information and Communications), said that in the past few years, this unit has regularly maintained the tradition of giving books to employees and workers in the Department.
Book donation usually takes place on special occasions such as New Year’s Day, the date of establishment of the Department or when there are brothers in the unit changing work. Only in 2020, the Department has about 5 or 6 times of giving books to employees. This unit also forms common bookcases at the office so that everyone can share together.
According to Mr. Duc, due to the unique nature of the unit, the leaders of the Department often encourage the readers to read books to help grasp new technology trends. Live stars in the digital age, the perfect weapon, … are some such titles.
Every month, the director of the Department also requires the section operating the journal page to have a review of a good book for everyone to know, said Duc.
Department of Computerization is one of the units with a strong movement to develop reading culture in the Ministry of Information and Communications. The department has set up bookcases on all floors of the agency. The unit has also awarded many books about Handbook for converting numbers for conferences of the Ministry of Information and Communications, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of National Defense and other ministries.
|The book “The State of Creation: Declining the Myths of the Role of the State and the Private Sector” by Professor Mariana Mazzucato (University of London).|
|The State message must play a constructive role for development|
The world has gone through a long time of experimenting and wrongly trying different economic models to find the most optimal development model. In this process, there has always been a great debate about the role in the economy between the state and the private sector. Liberal economists argue that the state should completely eliminate its interference in the economy and let the market do its thing. As for economists on the opposing side, the state needs to act as the leader and commander of the market economy.
Vietnam is in need of an ingenious economic policy, a creative, trendy path to both maintain the role of the state while still developing a multi-sector economy. follow the market mechanism.
The book “The Innovative State: Declining the Myths of the Role of the State and the Private Sector” by Professor Mariana Mazzucato (University of London – UCL) offers new perspectives on the role of the home. water in the tectonic work for development. This role not only stops at creating a compatible ecosystem between the state – the business but also suggests grasping revolutionary changes to accelerate the journey to the future. The book is considered as important suggestions, helping State cadres and civil servants to broaden their horizons to build a tectonic state, to turn the mighty Vietnamese dream come true.