Việt Nam Summit in Japan 2019, themed "Make in Việt Nam: Challenges and Opportunities", gathering nearly 1,000 Vietnamese specialists, scientists, policy makers, and entrepreneurs, was held in Tokyo on Saturday. — VNA/VNS Photo Thành Hữu
TOKYO — The first forum for Vietnamese intellectuals in Japan was held in Tokyo on Saturday, focusing on the 'Make in Việt Nam' policy that Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc advocated at a national technology forum last June.
The event, which aimed to collect recommendations to implement the policy, attracted nearly 1,000 Vietnamese intellectuals who are studying and working in Japan.
Addressing the forum, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Phan Tâm said the Government is committed to creating a transparent and healthy environment for Vietnamese intellectuals and businesspeople all over the world to join hands in building a prosperous Việt Nam.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vũ Hồng Nam said the forum was the response of the Vietnamese intellectual community in Japan to the call of the Vietnamese Government for contributions to national development.
At the forum, participants engaged in discussion on specific issues related to 'Make in Việt Nam' policies, including artificial intelligence (AI), the Fourth Industrial Revolution and information technology in Việt Nam, the application of technology and new materials in health care, and the role of women in innovation.
The forum was held by the Vietnamese Academic Network in Japan (VANJ), the Vietnamese Professionals in Japan (VPJ) and the Vietnamese Youth and Student Association in Japan (VYSA). — VNS