Vietnam names October 10 as National Digital Transformation Day

Saturday, 2022-04-23 09:47:23
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NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed a decision to name October 10 as National Digital Transformation Day.

The day will be held every year with the aim to accelerate the implementation of national digital transformation tasks and raise public awareness on the role, meaning and benefits of digital transformation.

It is also designed to promote the participation of the entire political system and population so as to ensure the success of digital transformation.

Specifically, the Ministry of Information and Communications will work with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of Science and Technology to formulate a specific implementation plan and direct the organisation of activities in a practical, effective and economical manner.

Other ministries, government agencies and provincial authorities will observe National Digital Transformation Day in accordance with the general guidelines and their specific conditions.

For their part, media agencies are required to step up communication about the day, create programmes, and honour outstanding agencies, organisations and enterprises in applying new technologies.