Minister Nguyen Manh Hung: “2020 will be the year of converting countries to a digital Vietnam”

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Bộ trưởng Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng: Năm 2020 sẽ là năm chuyển đổi số quốc gia để tiến tới một Việt Nam số - Ảnh 1.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung visit technology products on the sidelines of the conference (Image source:

In his speech at the conference, expressing the gratitude of the whole information and communication industry to the Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who has been orienting to trust and create conditions for the industry over the past time, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung said that on January 15, 2019, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the conference on implementing the 2020 plan of the Ministry of Information and Communications to redefine the right position, role and mission of the information and communication industry. a lot of work for the ministry.

“After a year of looking back, the same people but we have changed awareness, changed the way, regained confidence, took the spirit of serving the industry, serving the country to act and we ourselves proud to see the initial encouraging results in almost all areas of the Ministry, not only at the central but also in localities, businesses, associations, “the Minister said.

The Minister emphasized that the 2019 events of the ICT industry have conveyed strong messages, both as the orientation for a new period, as well as encouragement, and a flag to gather forces. In particular, the postal code to the address and the ability to deliver to nearly 24 million Vietnamese households is the message of a retail system with 24 million supermarkets. Electronic supermarket is present in every household. Extensive postal delivery network ensures the physical flow of e-commerce transactions.

5G testing in 2019 and commercialization in 2020 are a statement that Vietnam will now keep pace with the world of technology, no longer have a 7-year, 8-year delay like for 3G and 4G. We can only change Vietnam rankings if we go in line with the world leader.

Turning off 2G signal is a strong message that if you want to go fast, you must take away the burden of the past. Steve Jobs said, “Death is the greatest creation of life.” After 30 years, 2G has completed its mission, every citizen has got a phone to alo. Turning off 2G radio and supporting 4G devices for people will help turn Vietnam into one of the few countries with 100% smartphone, and be available for electronic citizens.

Allowing telecom operators to pilot Mobile Money is a major policy of the Government on assigning carriers to take on the role of new platforms, such as digital and non-cash payment platforms. With universal advantages, both in terms of network and distribution channel, and also in terms of technology and finance, telecommunication networks can take on the role of other platforms, helping the country convert digital faster.

Bộ trưởng Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng: Năm 2020 sẽ là năm chuyển đổi số quốc gia để tiến tới một Việt Nam số - Ảnh 2.

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung speaks at the conference.

Along with that, the Minister said, the decision to set up the National Committee on E-Government and have a unified coordinating agency, while maintaining the initiative of ministries and provinces, is the message. on the harmonious combination of concentration and dispersion. After more than 20 years of e-government, either too focused, or too dispersed, that costly experience has led us to make the best decision about centralized and decentralized combinations.

Directive 14 of the Prime Minister, issued in June 2019, enhances network safety and security; the birth of the Vietnam Union for development of an ecosystem of products for network safety and security; putting into operation the network safety and security surveillance system for the e-government are our strong messages about developing Vietnam into a cybersecurity power, about Vietnam’s ownership of security products. cybersecurity, to protect Vietnam’s prosperity in cyberspace.

“Make in Vietnam” will be promoted more strongly by businesses

The head of the information and communication industry also said that at the “Make in Vietnam” Forum in May 2019, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc officially conveyed the message about the development of Vietnam’s digital technology enterprises, about the transition. from assembling armor, processing to making Vietnamese products: Made in Vietnam, made in Vietnam, designed in Vietnam, made in Vietnam. At the 25th anniversary of a number of software companies, such as Misa, like FIS … “Make in Vietnam” has been committed to further promoting by businesses, considering Vietnamese products as a mission. of the technology enterprise.

In April 2019, the Prime Minister signed the Press Plan, conveying a strong message that it also needs better management, better management, and better handling of the relationship between democracy and discipline. outline. Press-managing agencies must manage their press agencies operating according to the principles and objectives. Lack of management is the main cause of press issues in recent years.

The “Press and Technology” forum in November 2019 is a message that the state management agency not only manages but also facilitates the press’s development, seeking ways to convert numbers and bringing technology to make newspapers, support newspapers to connect with operators with the lowest cost, propose CP to have more budget so that ministries, departments, branches and provinces can order political tasks for the press.

Officially declaring the violation of the laws of some foreign social networks, of some businesses that provide cross-border services is our strong message about, any business, whether domestic. or foreign, if doing business in Vietnam must comply with the law of Vietnam. Vietnam is a sovereign nation, in every space, including cyberspace.

2020 will be a strong launch year to move towards a digital Vietnam

With the new year 2020, Minister Nguyen Manh Hung informed that the world’s largest telecommunications event will take place in Vietnam, with the participation of more than 100 countries and territories. But the biggest change is that, after nearly 50 years, this event has changed its contents, moving from a world telecom exhibition to being a world number one, and this is a proposal of Vietnam. The new position of Vietnam allows our industry to participate more, more deeply, be more proactive and more confident in international events. Vietnam must make an international contribution in the field of ICT.

The Minister affirmed that the country had gone through 2019 with many proud marks. The Ministry of Information and Communications has gone through 2019 with a lot of new approaches, making it difficult to become more feasible, possibly faster. The fourth industrial revolution is more an institutional revolution than a technological one, and therefore Vietnam’s opportunity for institutional change under the Party’s leadership will be very big.

“Digital transformation can be faster if the development of platforms, a platform for millions of people. Turning off 2G waves not only saves operators costs, frequency costs for carriers but also puts 100% of the population up. Smart phone, ready to become a digital citizen.

Vietnam’s network of safe and secure product ecosystems may be completed by Vietnamese enterprises in 2020, because the Government has created a market for Vietnamese products, because the Ministry of Information and Communications has played a role as music. and coordinate with domestic enterprises to cooperate in research and development, avoid overlapping, avoid unnecessary competition, and use each other’s products “, the Minister said.

According to the Minister, 2020 will be the year of transforming the number of countries and the year of strong launch to move towards a digital Vietnam. This will be a profound and comprehensive transformation, the first is the transformation of methods, operating procedures, and ways of working in all fields.

“Digital technology will be the best tool to help carry out this huge transformation. After the Prime Minister issues a decision on the project of national digital transformation, the ministries and provinces will issue “The program of digital transformation of our ministries, branches and localities. We will need to join hands and consensus of all Vietnamese people to improve the Vietnam ranking of digital transformation”, Minister to speak.

The Minister also informed the delegates to the conference, in 2020, the Ministry of Information and Communications, through its specific actions, will continue to send positive and encouraging messages for the whole industry, find ways. approach Vietnam very well, feasibly, so that millions of people, tens of thousands of units in the industry can do their tasks well, contributing to the country’s sustainable development, for a strong Vietnam.

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