Binh Duong among world’s outstanding smart communities for three consecutive years

Saturday, 2021-02-27 09:30:38
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An aerial view of Binh Duong province.
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NDO/VNA – The southern province of Binh Duong has made itself onto the list of 21 localities worldwide having outstanding smart city development strategies (Smart21) this year, which was unveiled on February 25 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF).

It is the third year in a row that the province has received the recognition. Binh Duong is also the first Vietnamese locality to be named in the Smart21.

Gaining a place among the year's Smart21 is considered a badge of honour as well as the first step toward greater recognition as an Intelligent Community positioned to prosper in the broadband economy, the ICF noted.

Of the 2021 list, localities from nine countries were honoured, including those in the US, Russia, Australia, Canada, Brazil, the UK, New Zealand, and Vietnam.

There are currently 180 members from different countries, territories, cities and regions participating in the ICF.