PORTAL - On the morning of January 12, in Hanoi, the Ministry of Information and Communication (IC) organized a conference to review the work of IC industry in 2020 and in the period 2016-2020; directions and tasks for the year 2021; plan to develop the IC industry for the period 2021-2025.
There were Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc - Member of the Politburo, Prime Minister; Mr. Vo Van Thuong - Member of the Politburo, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Head of the Central Propaganda Department; Mr. Vu Duc Dam - Deputy Prime Minister attending the conference.
At Binh Duong broadcast station, there were Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Member of Provincial Standing Committee, Standing Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee; leaders of Department of Information and Communications and other departments, boards and branches attending the conference.
The conference overview at Binh Duong broadcast station
In the period 2016-2020, the IC industry continues to make new progress. The whole industry has focused on implementing the strategy of restructuring the economy associated with innovation of growth models; Thereby, many very satisfactory results have been achieved: The national information infrastructure system continues to be built modernly and widely. Post and telecommunications network develops rapidly and steadily. Information technology (IT) has developed strongly with many achievements in IT application of state agencies and social life. In particular, the National Digital Transformation Program with the dual goal of developing a digital government, digital economy, digital society and forming growing up digital technology enterprises in Vietnam, which has spread widely in the whole society, from central to local.
The press has affirmed its role and position in the cause of national construction and defense; to be an important information channel to help the Government manage socio-economy, curb inflation and ensure social security; to fight against and combat negative developments, fight against Non-violent resistance and distorted allegations of hostile forces; honestly reflect the main flow of Vietnamese society, create consensus, spread positive energy, arouse the aspirations of strong and prosperous Vietnam, contribute to creating spiritual strength for Vietnam to make breakthrough.
Up to now, most of set targets for industry development in the whole period have been achieved or exceeded.
Minister of Information and Communications – Mr. Nguyen Manh Hung delivers an opening speech at the conference.
Photo: Ministry of Information and Communications
Deputy Prime Minister – Mr. Vu Duc Dam delivers a speech at the conference
Delivering a speech at the conference, Deputy Prime Minister – Mr. Vu Duc Dam affirmed that 2020 is a year of numerous difficulties in the face of Covid-19 pandemic; However, Vietnam has made spectacular progress, especially efforts of the IC industry to overcome difficulties to achieve many proud achievements. In the next 5 years, the entire IC industry needs to bring into play its overall strength to create trust, social consensus and national aspirations for a mighty Vietnam; The Ministry of Information and Communications is strong, develops, plays an important role and position in the system of government agencies, having a great impact and influence both domestically and internationally. Focus on promoting digital transformation, bringing technology into all fields; promote innovation, create growth, increase labor productivity; technology and digital infrastructure play a decisive role in the digital economy, contributing to making Vietnam become a prosperous developed nation by 2045.