PORTAL - That was the direction of Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi at the teleconference with NTT East Group and Tokyu Corporation (Japan) on solutions to effectively attract investment cooperation projects to contribute to the rapid and sustainable development of Binh Duong province, taking place on October 18 at the Provincial Exhibition and Convention Center.
Attending at Binh Duong bridge point were Mr. Vo Van Minh - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee; Mr. Nguyen Van Hung - Chairman of the Board of Directors of Becamex IDC Corporation; leaders of provincial departments, committees and branches. At the Japanese bridge point, there were Mr. Tanabe - Vice Chairman of NTT East Group; Mr. Takahashi - General Director of Tokyu Corporation.
Promoting digital transformation, building e-government
At the conference, Mr. Tanabe - Vice Chairman of NTT East Group highly appreciated the pandemic prevention and control in Binh Duong province over the past time. At the same time, he thanked the provincial leaders for creating maximum support for the Group's cooperation projects with Beccamex IDC.
Introducing the achieved results and cooperation orientation in the coming time, he said that since 2018, NTT East Group has signed a comprehensive cooperation agreement with Becamex IDC Group to contribute to promoting the realization of Binh Duong Smart City Project. The cooperation between the two sides has achieved outstanding results. In the coming time, the Group will further strengthen the cooperation relationship with VNTT to contribute to the construction of infrastructure for smart city. That is also the Group's long-term investment commitment. Particularly in the field of digital transformation, Mr. Tanabe said that there are 02 problems, which is how to minimize the cost of digital transformation and to create new values.
Overview of the conference at Binh Duong bridge point
Talking at the conference, Mr. Giang Quoc Dung - General Director of VNTT Vietnam Company - a partner of NTT East in Binh Duong said that the most important requirement today is the development of telecommunications services and information technology (IT). Currently, Binh Duong has deployed to build a fiber optic infrastructure network according to Japanese standards in Becamex's urban and industrial park projects. This is the premise to build complete infrastructure for the development of smart city. VNTT is also implementing a public wifi project for Binh Duong New City and surrounding areas to help people have access to digital government, this is also an important criterion to bring Binh Duong into the Top 7 areas with smart city development strategy voted by ICF. VNTT is also operating and managing the Data Center to meet the needs of information technology and data operations. At the same time, it has studied and proposed the province to be ready to serve the digital transformation and digital government of Binh Duong province.
Sharing more about the issue of digital transformation, Mr. Le Tuan Anh - Director of the Department of Information and Communications said that the province has developed a plan to implement digital transformation for the 2021-2025 period, which focuses on the following areas: E-government, digital economy, health, education and training, industrial production, logistics, environmental resources, urban management and agriculture. One of the important keys to implementing e-government is building a Smart City Operation Center. Currently, data from departments and branches has been integrated into this system. He also suggested that in the future, it is necessary to accelerate the implementation of digital transformation projects in the field of logistics and in enterprises to help assess the readiness index in smart production.
Mr. Nguyen Van Hung - Chairman of the Board of Directors of Becamex IDC Corporation speaks at the conference
Mr. Nguyen Van Hung - Chairman of the Board of Directors of Becamex IDC Corporation said: "Currently, Becamex is building a Science and Technology (ST) Industrial Park, I believe this project will create leverage to attract technology firms; create new tools to increase labor productivity, overcome the middle income "trap". The ST Industrial Park is a new model that complements and promotes the traditional industrial parks. At the same time, contributing to Becamex IDC to build specialized centers for technology, digital transformation of enterprise management. Over the past time, Becamex IDC has carried out digitization, research and development cooperation with large corporations with modern technology, gradually helping enterprises automate and facilitate the most. I hope this Japanese model can be applied and formed in the fastest time in Binh Duong".
Delegates attend at Binh Duong bridge point
Speaking to direct at the conference, Mr. Nguyen Van Loi - Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee emphasized that the provincial leaders wished that NTT and Becamex IDC would have specific proposals on projects in Binh Duong. The province is committed to creating all conditions for the projects to become more and more successful, and wants the two sides to quickly carry out the implementation of specific works. The Provincial Party Secretary welcomed and supported the public wifi project, as well as upcoming projects on digital transformation for enterprises, society and traffic surveillance camera projects. The Secretary suggested VNTT makes a point in some districts and communes for digital transformation, building e-government, building IOC to operate the smart city.
Accelerating implementation of infrastructure projects
Talking at the teleconference with Tokyu Corporation (Japan), Mr. Nguyen Van Hung - Chairman of the Board of Directors of Becamex IDC Corporation said that Tokyu Corporation is an important partner of Binh Duong province and Becamex IDC Corporation. In the past time, the comprehensive cooperation program between Tokyu Corporation and Becamex IDC Corporation has brought about important achievements the field of urban development, commerce, and transport infrastructure in Binh Duong, which are highly appreciated by the enterprise community and people such as: Apartments of Sora Garden 1, Sora Garden 2, Midori Park, The View, public bus system, Hikari food and restaurant area, bus rapid transit project (BRT), etc.
Leaders of Tokyu Corporation (Japan) discuss online at the conference
In the coming time, Becamex IDC Corporation and Tokyu Corporation will continue to research more new fields and projects to increase cooperation opportunities, in accordance with the capabilities and conditions of each side to best meet the needs of people, enterprises and investors in the province.
Mr. Takahashi - General Director of Tokyu Corporation said: "In 2022, we will start building the first Trade Center in the New City; at the same time, we are actively working towards the goal of sustainable development, researching and putting into use equipment with high energy-saving performance, and planning sustainable development platforms. We will dedicate ourselves to the development of Binh Duong Smart City, while continuing to promote urban development from both a hardware and software perspective."
Mr. Nguyen Van Loi - Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee speaks the conference
Speaking to conclude the conference, Mr. Nguyen Van Loi - Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee expressed his wish that Tokyu's projects being invested in the province would be restarted quickly. For new projects, the province creates all conditions for Tokyu Corporation to approach. "I really hope that Tokyu Corporation will pay more attention to the railway project connecting the region. I believe that the cooperation relationship will get better and better and investment projects in traffic, trade centers, and public transport systems will soon come into reality and become a model of Vietnam" - emphasized the Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee.
Reported by Mai Xuan - Translated by Nguyen Trang