PORTAL - On the afternoon of June 19, at Binh Duong Administrative Center, Mr. Nguyen Van Loi - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of the Provincial Delegation of National Assembly Deputies received the Delegation of the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) led by Mr. Louis Zacharilla - Co-Founder of ICF to Binh Duong on the occasion of the event to honor the Top 7 Intelligent Communities of 2022.
Accompanying him were Mr. Vo Van Minh - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee (PPC); Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Permanent Vice Chairman of PPC together with leaders of departments, committees and branches.
At the meeting, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi emphasized that Binh Duong is aiming to build a developed, fair, transparent, people-centred society. The Secretary evaluated the theme of the event to honor Top 7 Intelligent Communities of 2022: "Post-Pandemic Recovery, how digital innovation drives growth in our communities" is very consistent with the views and orientations of the Vietnamese Government as well as intelligent communities, including Binh Duong. At the same time, the province is very honored to hold an event to honor the Top 7 Intelligent Communities of 2022.
Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi receives Mr. Louis Zacharilla - Co-Founder of ICF
The Provincial Party Committee Secretary said that over the past years, the province has always focused on investing in implementing programs to build intelligent communities according to ICF's criteria. From now to 2025, Binh Duong will mobilize all efforts to invest in building a smart city and an innovation zone with the aspiration to form a smart city to serve people and enterprises. Through this event, Binh Duong wishes to learn, absorb suggestions and share from smart cities in the world; contribute to Binh Duong to well implement the ICF's criteria, successfully build a Smart City.
Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi presents a souvenir to Mr. Louis Zacharilla
Talking to provincial leaders, Mr. Louis Zacharilla congratulated Binh Duong on the achievements achieved after 25 years of construction and development as well as the province's strategic orientations in the coming time, including building a smart city in accordance with ICF's criteria. In addition to honoring the Top 7 Intelligent Communities, the event will focus on discussing, exchanging and giving solutions to the problem of overcoming difficulties and recovering the economy after the Covid-19 pandemic to continue sustainable development. ICF will synthesize the best answers to find shared solutions in the ICF community. Mr. Louis Zacharilla expressed his impression of Binh Duong's outstanding economic growth after the Covid-19 pandemic and wanted the province to share lessons learned with the ICF community; at the same time, when given the opportunity, will introduce potential investors to explore investment opportunities in Binh Duong.
Chairman of the PPC Vo Van Minh presents a souvenir to Mr. Mathew Owen - CEO of ICF
is headquartered in New York (USA), has a global network connecting more than
180 members which are prosperous smart cities around the world. ICF researches,
selects and honors typical smart cities of the world based on the criteria set
forth by ICF in order to develop the economy, solve social security issues and
preserve cultural traditions. The SMART21 list is selected by ICF based on
quantitative and qualitative data, focusing on 06 major fundamental criteria,
including: Broadband, knowledge workforce, innovation, equal access to digital technology,
sustainability and advocacy. The set of criteria helps communities to initially
"measure" their own "intelligence", based on which they
have development orientations, improve community service quality, mobilize
participation and enlist the support of the whole region.
Reported by Doan Trang- Translated by Thanh Tam