Authentication of electronic signatures. (Source: VNA)
 
HCM City (VNA) – The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has ordered departments and district-level people’s committees to use electronic signatures when issuing electronic documents starting from June 1.

Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen last week directed departments and district-level people’s committees to register electronic signatures with the city’s Department of Information and Communications by May 26.

Electronic signatures are issued to organisations and individuals, including chairpersons and deputy chairpersons of people’s committees, directors and deputy directors of departments and chiefs of office.

He also ordered State agencies to apply document management software systems to send e-documents, except for confidential documents.

All documents, including internal meeting invitations, referential documents, reports, working schedules and guidance documents will be sent in e-document format.

Documents, such as proposals and decisions, will be sent by both paper and e-documents.-VNA