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Six ICT executives join National e-Government Committee working group

The heads of six leading information and communications technology companies will join a working group for the chairman of the National Committee on E-Government.

Leaders of six leading information and communications technology (ICT) companies will join a working group of the chairman of the National e-Government Committee. — Photo



The firms are DTT, Viettel, VNPT, FPT, CMC and VietnamPost, and their chiefs are among the 18 members of the network security and technology solutions team formed under the working group.

The working group includes an institutional and administrative reform team with 15 members and a technology and security solutions team, reported.

The head of the technology team is Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Thanh Hung.

The six leaders of ICT firms joining the working group include the chairman and general director of DTT, Nguyen The Trung.

The others are Nguyen Thanh Nam, deputy general director of Viettel; Huynh Quang Liem, deputy general director of VNPT; Nguyen Trung Chính, chairman and general director of CMC Technology Corporation; Nguyen Quoc Vinh, member of the Members Council of Vietnam Post Corporation (VietnamPost); and Phan Thanh Son, technology director of FPT Information System Company.

The National Committee on E-Government was established in August 2018 with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as its chairman and Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam as vice chairman.

Its members include Viettel Chairman Le Dang Dung, VNPT Chairman of Members Council Tran Manh Hung, VietnamPost Chairman of Members Board Pham Anh Tuan, and FPT Corporation Chairman Truong Gia Binh. 


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