Viettel hosted the signing ceremony with the participation of Chairman, General Director, Tao Duc Thang; Secretary of the Party Committee, Deputy General Director, Nguyen Thanh Nam and leaders from affiliated units. Attending the ceremony, there were Member of the Vinh Long Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Vinh Long Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Vinh Long Provincial People's Council, Bui Van Nghiem; Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee, Lu Quang Ngoi; and representatives of provincial departments.
In his speech, Secretary of the Vinh Long Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council, Bui Van Nghiem showed impression with Viettel's mastery in telecommunications infrastructure, security and defense, and its contributions to the fight against Covid-19 pandemic in healthcare, education, and commerce sector. Vinh Long expects Viettel to support the province in the race of digital transformation, focusing on: digital government, digital economy and digital society.
Viettel committed to put Vinh Long Province in the top 30 provinces and cities in the Nationwide Digital Transformation Index (DTI) by 2022
Around the sectors that Viettel aims to further invest in, Deputy Secretary of the Vinh Long Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the People's Committee, Lu Quang Ngoi affirmed to direct relevant agencies to review and promote cooperation.
Chairman, General Director of Viettel, Tao Duc Thang committed to bring Vinh Long from 52/63 to the top 30 provinces with the highest digital transformation index nationwide by 2022. With that goal, Viettel plans to accelerate the deployment of 5G; complete connection of fiber optic infrastructure to households; speed up the 2G conversion… Viettel also proposes to support Vinh Long in applying IT for administrative reform; smart urban development; information security; digital transformation in the fields of health, education and agriculture; promote e-commerce….
6 strategic cooperation categories between Viettel and Vinh Long include: 1) Cooperation in providing IT solutions for administrative reform; 2) Cooperation in building telecommunications infrastructure and IT solutions for smart city development; 3) Cooperation in promoting cybersecurity solutions; 4) Consultancy and cooperation in digital transformation in certain priority industries; 5) Cooperation in promoting e-commerce; 6) Other contents according to the needs of Vinh Long Provincial People's Committee and Viettel's capacity.