Vietnam establishes National Committee on Digital Transformation

September 26, 2021 | 10:47
The Vietnamese government on September 24 signed a decision on establishing the National Committee on Digital Transformation, with the prime minister being its chairman.
Vietnam establishes National Committee on Digital Transformation
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh is the chairman of the National Committee on Digital Transformation

Accordingly, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh signed Decision No.1619/QD-TTg on strengthening and maintaining the National Committee on E-Government into the National Committee on Digital Transformation.

The National Committee on Digital Transformation has a standing vice president who is the deputy prime minister directly monitoring and directing ICT; and the minister of information and communications as vice chairman.

Members of the committee are ministers and leaders of Public Security; Science and Technology; Finance; Planning and Investment; Home Affairs; Health; Education and Training; Industry and Trade; Construction; Agriculture and Rural Development; State Bank of Vietnam, as well as the deputy minister of Information and Communications.

The National Committee on Digital Transformation is studying, proposing, and assisting the government and the prime minister in directing and coordinating with ministries, agencies, and localities in the implementation of guidelines, strategies, mechanisms, and policies to create a legal environment to promote the process of national digital transformation, closely linked with administrative reform; building and developing e-government, digital government, digital economy, digital society and smart city; as well as facilitate the implementation of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Vietnam.

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By Bich Thuy

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