ICT helps connect Vietnam, Latin American countries: forum hinh anh 1At the Vietnam – Latin America ICT Forum 2020 (Photo: baoquocte.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam – Latin America ICT Forum 2020 was held by the Ministry of Information and Communications in collaboration with embassies of 11 Latin American countries in Hanoi on October 29.

The forum, themed “Vietnam – Latin America Digital Connectivity”, was organised in the form of video conference.

At the event, participating countries, including Vietnam, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Cuba, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, worked to promote the role of ICT in connecting the Southeast Asian country with Latin America – a potential cooperation partner of the former.

ICT is particularly important to boost collaboration between the nations amidst the fourth industrial revolution and complicated developments of COVID-19 pandemic, they said.

They also sharpened focus on national digital transformation, digital market, and “Make in Vietnam” digital platforms, and updated digital transformation policies in Latin American nations.

Several exhibitions highlighting Vietnam’s people and landscapes, and standout products of Vietnamese ICT firms were held in the framework of the forum./.