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Date 27/10/2021-10:48:00 AM
Minister Nguyen Chi Dung works with Chief of Government Services of the United Arab Emirates Government
(MPI) - Minister Nguyen Chi Dung held a virtual conference with H.E Mohammed Bin Taliah, Chief of Government Services of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government to discuss cooperation potentials in digital transformation, start-up support and innovation on the afternoon of October 26th, 2021.
Minister Nguyen Chi Dung (C) speaks highly of the UAE's achievements. Photo: MPI

Minister Nguyen Chi Dung spoke highly of the UAE’s outstanding achievements in recent years. The UAE has increasingly developed from a country with harsh climate and desert terrain to become a global financial and technological center, an attractive destination for international tourists thanks to its high determination and unique creative ideas. The UAE is also a successful country in applying digital transformation to create smart utilities for people, businesses and State management agencies.

Sharing an overview on potential, strengths and establishment of the National Innovation Center, Minister Nguyen Chi Dung pointed out the current situation and put emphasis on the needs for cooperation between Vietnam and the UAE in five priorities, including: smart cities, smart manufacturing, cyber security, digital transformation, and agricultural and environmental technology.

Minister Nguyen Chi Dung (L) and Chief of Government Services of the UAE
Mohamed Bin Taliah (R). Photo: MPI

On behalf of the UAE Government Services’ leaders, Mr. Mohamed Bin Taliah congratulated Vietnam on having an enterprise that successfully won the most important award categories of artificial intelligence and digital transformation at the Gulf Information and Technology Exhibition GITEX Global 2021 in Dubai on October 18th, 2021. He also pledged to discuss details with Vietnam to soon sign a bilateral cooperation agreement in the mentioned fields, sharing experiences to promote the application of digital transformation and artificial intelligence to create utilities for people and businesses, towards comprehensive cooperation in the field of innovation that both parties pay attention to.

The UAE is highly appreciated by the international community with many impressive breakthroughs in the national digital transformation model, especially the provision of public services to citizens, businesses and visitors through integrated platforms, electronic single-window system and virtual citizen reception model are that piloted in several places. The UAE Government is also implementing multiple effective incubation programs, creating favorable conditions and development opportunities for start ups with professionally designed and focused support packages.

At the meeting, as agreed by both parties, the programs of start-up support and human resources training, information technological workforce in particular, will be a highlight of the upcoming collaboration priorities. With the sponsor from the UAE, hundreds of start ups from Vietnam are expected to be selected to study abroad and participate in development research, as well as working in the country in diverse majors./.

Bao Linh
Ministry of Planning and Investment

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