The Information and Communications Department in Da Nang has received the “Public Sector Organisation of the Year 2011- ASEAN” award, announced the department's office manager Le Kim Quoc.

This is the first time a Vietnamese public sector organisation has been awarded a prize in this category.

Da Nang won the award for focusing on recruiting and training high quality personnel for each of the department’s positions and is now staffed by fully qualified personnel educated up to degree level or higher.

The award, decided upon by FutureGov, is to honour the most successful governmental organisations in ASEAN./.