Factors that form the foundation of an e-Government must be completed in 2020, which is one of the tasks in e-Government building for the year, according to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
The e-cabinet system, launched on June 24, will be a stride forward in Vietnam’s efforts to build the e-government, said Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung.
Russia is willing to assist Vietnam in developing its e-government via free-of-charge consultancy, technology transfer, and training of experts, said a Russian official.
A conference was held on January 17 in Hanoi to discuss Vietnam’s readiness for open data and digital government (ODDG), as part of a World Bank (WB) support programme to speed up the development of e-government in the country.
Vietnam and Russia have agreed to work together in building up e-government and cybersecurity.
The building of e-government was among the hot topics raised by National Assembly deputies for Cabinet members during the question-and-answer session on October 31 as part of their ongoing sixth session.
Hanoi authorities and US-based Dell Technologies Inc. on June 8 secured a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on strategic cooperation in building the local e-government and smart city.
The Government is urging ministries, sectors and localities to accelerate the development and application of information technology and the building of an e-Government.
HCM City’s steering committee for the smart city project hosted a meeting on September 9 to approve a draft plan of the project, which aims to develop the southern metropolis into a smart city.