The event, jointly held by the Vietnamese Government Office and the French Embassy, is part of a program on cooperation in administrative modernization in combination with digital transformation in 2022-2023 within the framework of a memorandum of understanding between the Office and the French Ministry of Economy and Finance on e-government development and administrative modernization.

At the event in Hoa Binh (Photo:

The cooperation program focuses on technical assistance to streamline administrative procedures, improve the business environment, e-governance and digital transformation.

Speaking at the workshop, Vice Chairman of the Government Office Nguyen Xuan Thanh briefed the French side on programs and projects on administrative reform at State agencies being carried out by the Office and ministries, agencies and localities.

Cécile Vigneau, First Counselor of the French Embassy in Vietnam, noted that digitization and administrative modernization form important contents of cooperation between the two countries.

They are top priorities for the Vietnamese Government, she said, stressing that the Government has set ambitious objectives in e-government and digital government development.

To achieve the targets, Vietnam has rolled out many cooperation programs with international partners, including France, she continued.

Highlighting mutual trust, the Counselor said the programs have clearly identified cooperation targets.

The participating French experts shared the view that digital transformation is taking place quickly in Vietnam and made progress, and suggested the country pay more attention to resources for digital transformation.

Source: VNA