Vietnam’s FPT Japan hailed for strengthening bilateral ties hinh anh 1At the event (Photo: VNA)

Tokyo (VNA) – FPT Japan, a branch of Vietnam’s largest software producer FPT Software, has been hailed for its outstanding contributions to promoting the country’s IT potential to the world and boosting Vietnam-Japan ties.

It was presented a certificate for merit on March 30 by Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan during his working visit to Japan.

As a Vietnamese IT company leading in discovering new markets, FPT has helped enhance the status of Vietnam, said Minister Tuan at the event that took place in FPT Japan’s office in Tokyo.

He also expressed his hope that FPT Japan will continue its development and every staff will be an envoy to deliver culture and spirit of Vietnamese, thus tightening friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Japan.

Vietnam will continue to collaborate with the Japanese government to promote career guidance programmes, training for IT engineers, and research on new technologies, Tuan added.

For his part, Tran Dang Hoa, Director of FPT Japan, thanked the Ministry of Information and Communications and Vietnamese Embassy in Vietnam for supporting FPT Japan since its inception 12 years ago.

FPT Japan is now one of the 50 top IT firms in Japan with earnings of 128 million USD in 2016, a year- on- year increase of 49 percent, he said.

It is also the biggest foreign company in Japan in terms of staff with 760 employees working at four offices in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Fukuoka, Hoa noted, adding that the firm plans to expand its size to 2,000 – 3,000 employees.

The firm will continue working to become one of the 40 largest IT companies in Japan, contributing to strengthening relations between the two countries. -VNA