Vietnam and UK strengthen cooperation in digital economy and digital transformation | Sci-Tech
London (VNA) – Vietnamese Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung and British Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Chris Philp signed a Letter of Intent on Cooperation in the Digital Economy and Digital Transformation on November 1 (London time).
The two leaders shared strategic orientations, national programs and projects on the development of the digital economy and digital society of each country, as well as initiatives and policies in favor of digital economic development.
They also exchanged views on the possibilities of expanding cooperation and strengthening coordination between management agencies on digital transformation, digital economy, digital business connection, and discussed measures to jointly develop and organize the implementation of initiatives under the UK-ASEAN Digital Innovation Partnership and the Asia-Pacific Digital Commerce Network.
Philp presented an implementation plan for initiatives to expand digital economic development cooperation with Asia-Pacific and ASEAN, through the UK-ASEAN Digital Innovation Partnership, and a program to help ASEAN implement digital commerce platforms, as well as standards and architectural frameworks for smart building.
On the same day, Hung had a working session with representatives of the techUK trade association and the UK-ASEAN Business Council, during which he said that the cooperation between digital companies of the two countries has a lot of potential and had to be expanded.
From 2022, the Ministry of Information and Communications will consider implementing Vietnam-UK digital forums, investment promotion programs, seminars so that companies can find partners, expand the market and cooperate in projects on the digital economy and digital transformation.
Hung accompanies Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on his trip to the 26th United Nations Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (COP26) and a working visit to the UK./.