|Minister of Information and Communications Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng makes a speech at the event. — VNA/VNS Photo Công Thuận|
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam is attending the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2019, taking place in Budapest from September 9-12.
Themed “Innovating together: connectivity that matters”, the exhibition features a wide range of events, including an exhibition on the latest ICT products and technologies, a high-level forum on 5G network implementation, ITU Telecom World Awards, and a networking programme for small- and medium-sized companies.
Speaking at the opening ceremony as the host for the ITU Telecom World in 2020, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng stressed the importance of the ICT in the digital world, and said all countries need to make changes in technology and create new values.
He used occasion to invite ITU members and international organisations to attend the event in Việt Nam next year.
The minister said Việt Nam is striving to shift telecommunications to ICT infrastructure, with a national digital transformation strategy that includes the engagement of the Government, businesses and society.
More than 5,000 delegates from over 100 countries and territories in the world are taking part in the event in the Hungarian capital city. — VNS