PM Pham Minh Chinh: People, businesses play center role in national digital transformation

21:05 19/01/2022

Prime Minister (PM) and Chairman of the National Committee on Digital Transformation Pham Minh Chinh chaired a nationwide teleconference on January 18 to roll out the project on developing the application of population database, e-identification, and digital authentication to national digital transformation in the 2022-2025 period with a vision toward 2030.

Prime Minister (PM) and Chairman of the National Committee on Digital Transformation Pham Minh Chinh chaired a nationwide teleconference on January 18 to roll out the project on developing the application of population database, e-identification, and digital authentication to national digital transformation in the 2022-2025 period with a vision toward 2030.

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Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaks at the event.

Earlier, the project was approved by the PM under Decision No.06/QD-TTg signed on January 6.

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, Minister of Public Security General To Lam, and Deputy Ministers of Public Security, namely Senior Lieutenant General Luong Tam Quang and Lieutenant General Nguyen Duy Ngoc, attended the conference at the Government Headquarters.

Under the scheme, by 2025, the national population database, e-identification and digital authentication system as well as chip-based citizen ID cards will be used for administrative procedures and online public services, socio-economic development, digital citizens development, the ecosystem of population data, and the direction by leaders at all levels.

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Minister To Lam speaks at the event.

At the conference, delegates were briefed on the important role of the national population database, e-identification and digital authentication system in national digital transformation while discussing measures to develop applications thereof.

A 16-member working group for the project led by Minister of Public Security To Lam was also introduced at the event. Minister - Chairman of the Governmental Office Tran Van Son and Deputy Minister of Public Security Nguyen Duy Ngoc are two Vice Chairmen of the working group.

In his speech, PM Chinh lauded the Ministry of Public Security for its effort to complete the project on the National Database on Population and the project to issue chip-based ID cards to residents. He also praised its contributions to the drafting of the project on national digital transformation.

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Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam speaks at the event.

The project will lay the foundations for the people-centered digital transformation process of the country, PM Chinh stressed.

He asked ministries, agencies, and local authorities to promptly build their own plans and roadmaps to carry out the project with key tasks such as launching 25 key online public services for residents and businesses.

They were requested to revise and propose amendments to related legal documents in order to create favorable conditions for the effective implementation of the project.

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Deputy Minister Nguyen Duy Ngoc speaks at the event.

The Government leader emphasized the core role of the Ministry of Public Security in updating and ensuring accurate residents’ information on the National Database on Population while linking and sharing data with other ministries, agencies and localities to facilitate the national digital transformation process in a safe manner while protecting personal data in accordance with the laws.

Speaking at the conference, Minister To Lam stated that the Ministry of Public Security is well aware of the project’s significance and will exert all-out effort to successfully realize it.

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PM Pham Minh Chinh presents flowers to the working group in charge of the project.

The ministry will coordinate with the Governmental Office to perform its assigned tasks and create favorable conditions for ministries, agencies and localities to implement the project, in the spirit of protecting the rights of people and businesses as well as the national interests.

The Minister of Public Security hoped that the PM, the Government, the people and businesses will support the project’s working group to early complete specific goals, contributing to successfully realizing digital transformation and promoting socio-economic development as set in the Resolution of the 13th National Party Congress.

By Thien Minh