PM approves selection of goods suppliers for WEF ASEAN 2018 hinh anh 1The World Economic Forum on ASEAN will take place in Hanoi from September 11 to 13 (Photo:

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed in principle with the selection of goods suppliers in special cases, in accordance with the Bidding Law’s Article 26 on bidding packages for the provision of services and goods, to serve the domestic hosting of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN this year.

Accordingly, the Government’s Office; the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Vietnam Television; and the Hanoi People’s Committee will be jointly responsible for selecting contractors in line with legal regulations and ensuring requirements related to quality, effectiveness, and cost.

In the course of implementation, attention should be paid to proposals of the Ministry of Planning and Investment in Official Dispatch No.5809/BKHDT-QLDT.

[Infographics: WEF on ASEAN 2018 through figures]

WEF ASEAN 2018, themed “ASEAN 4.0: Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution”,  is one of the most important and prestigious forums in the region, helping to share ideas and policies and promote dialogue and cooperation among governments, enterprises, and social organisations in and outside the region towards addressing issues related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution that may affect ASEAN member countries.

The WEF ASEAN will take place from September 11-13 in Hanoi, featuring 60 sessions and activities. –VNA