Vietnam ICT Summit: Deputy PM Dam pushes for greater IT application

Vietnam ICT Summit: Deputy PM Dam pushes for greater IT application

NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam stated that now is the time to take action in order to step up the application of information technology across all fields, as he attended the Vietnam ICT Summit 2017 on September 6. (Sep 06, 2017)

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