At a working session with Lao Deputy Minister of Technology and Communications Keovisouk Solaphom within the framework of the Laos Digital Week 2024 held from January 10-14, Dung said that last year, his ministry supported Laos in operating the national information security monitoring and management system, giving warnings of cyber-attacks against governmental agencies to competent authorities.

At the working session on January 10

He stressed that Vietnam is willing to assist Laos in outlining a strategic plan to develop the country's code domain “.la,” which covers management policy, management model, Registry - Registry cooperation, as well as a road-map and activities to promote development, making contribution to boosting e-commerce and e-government in the neighboring nation.

A wide range of issues were on the table at the working session, including IT and communications development and the digital transformation process in each country.

The two officials agreed to enhance exchanges, promote the implementation of specific projects to improve the capacity of the staff at the Lao national cyber security center, as well as help Laos with human resources training in the fields of fintech and digital transformation.

On this occasion, the Vietnam National Internet Center signed Memoranda of Understanding with the Lao National Internet Center and the Lao Department of Telecommunications on promoting cooperation in Internet resources and measurement of Internet speed in Laos.

Source: VNA