PM chairs first meeting of national steering committee for cyber security hinh anh 1Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (6th from right) and other members of the national steering committee for cyber safety and security at the first meeting on November 24 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The national steering committee for cyber safety and security made its debut and convened its first meeting in Hanoi on November 24 under the chair of 
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who is also head of the committee.
The meeting also saw the attendance of Permanent Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh, standing deputy head of the committee; Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam, deputy head of the committee; Minister of Public Security Gen. To Lam, deputy head of the committee; and members of the committee and the committee’s office.

The steering committee reviewed the cyber safety and security situation and gave opinions to its working plans for 2020, 2021 and the next five years.

In his conclusion, PM Phuc asked members of the steering committee, the Ministry of Public Security in its capacity as the standing agency of the steering committee, the steering committee’s office and relevant ministries and agencies to urgently take measures to ensure cyber safety and security as the country is preparing for the organization of the 13th National Party Congress and the election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and deputies to the People’s Councils at all levels for the 2021-2026 tenure.

He requested centrally-run provinces and cities across the country to soon establish their own subcommittees for cyber safety and security.

The government leader also pointed out several urgent tasks that must be dealt with immediately to meet requirements in the current situation./.