Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung urged additional scientific research, technological application and inventions in the field to create helpful technologies and products for national socio-economic development.

During his meeting with 63 outstanding nonprofessional inventors in Hanoi on May 7, the PM said the Party and State continually attach importance to promoting scientific research and technological application and encouraging people to create and invent.

He also stressed its relevance to the socio-economic development of the country, adding that the Party and State focus on education in order to train high-quality human resources to contribute to science and technology.

This will help improve living conditions and enhance production capacity as well as boost national defence and security, the leader stressed.

Appropriate policies will be designed to stimulate scientific research and technology application and facilitate inventions, he stated.

Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan said his agency has worked to implement concrete activities to support nonprofessional inventors, including forming ideas, conducting research studies, and manufacturing and promoting products.

Enterprises specialising in science and technology have been established to develop manufacturing and business activities in the field, Quan added.-VNA