Welcoming Narayana Murthy, who is also former Chairman of Infosys, to Vietnam to work with Vietnamese partners, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh showed his impression at the scale, role and position of Infosys, as well as Narayana Murthy's role in the IT and software market of India in particular and the world in general.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (left) on May 20 receives Nagavara Ramaroa Narayana Murthy, co-founder of Infosys – one of the biggest IT companies in India.

He stated that India is a top priority in Vietnam's foreign policy, and that he is happy to see the traditional friendship and Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between Vietnam and India being strengthened and developed in multiple fields.

During their recent bilateral meetings, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have agreed to continue promoting economic-trade-investment and science-technology cooperation to make them commensurate with the potential and stature of the two countries' relationship.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh noted that Vietnam identifies the digital economy, knowledge economy, and circular economy as the main directions in the country’s socio-economic development strategy. Vietnam promotes the development of strategies for research, application and development of artificial intelligence human resources to meet the needs of businesses and the labor market.

The Vietnamese leader said he hopes that Infosys will invest in and cooperate with Vietnam through specific projects and products on the principle of harmonized benefits and shared risks.

He wished India in general and Infosys in particular, as well as Narayana Murthy and Indian experts to support Vietnam in mobilizing resources, especially in public-private partnership, to develop the information technology sector, software industry, artificial intelligence (AI), and semiconductors.

Vietnam wants to learn experience from India to perfect its legal framework in information technology, boost software industry, AI, and semiconductors. He also asked for support to Vietnamese businesses to join global production and supply chains in these fields.

For his part, Narayana Murthy said that India has developed the information technology industry very early and Vietnam also has world-class technology enterprises such as FPT.

This is a favorable foundation and environment to promote technology cooperation between the two countries, he noted, believing that Vietnam will reap greater success in the software field.

Source: VNA