Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang (right) and Mr. Amandeep Singh Gill

At a September 1 meeting with Amandeep Singh Gill, U.N. Under-Secretary-General and Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology, the diplomat affirmed that Vietnam is willing to contribute to the U.N.'s policies and strategies in the field, including an initiative on a global digital agreement in the Secretary-General's report on “Our Common Agenda.”

Vietnam can share experiences with other countries and with the U.N. on ensuring online education during the COVID-19 pandemic to prepare for future crises, he said.

Giang also stressed his willingness to connect the office of the U.N. Under-Secretary-General with Vietnamese ministries, sectors and IT enterprises in contribution to the U.N.'s digital transformation efforts.

At the meeting

For his part, Singh Gill highly appreciated Vietnam's achievements in IT development and digital transformation in recent years, especially the Government's implementation of a national digital transformation strategy to 2025, with a vision to 2030.

The U.N. and Vietnam have a lot of potential for cooperation, he said, wishing to strengthen connections with businesses operating in Vietnam’s IT sector.

Source: VNA