ASEAN strengthens information infrastructure connectivity

The Ministry of Information and Communications organized the 15th ASEAN Telecommunications and Information Technology (IT) Ministers' Meeting (ASEAN TELMIN 15) in Da Nang city on November 26.

Attending in the conference were ministers on telecommunications and information technology of 10 ASEAN countries, General Secretary of ASEAN, dialogue partners and related international organizations.

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc gave his speech at the opening ceremony.

At the large scale meeting, ministers from the 10 ASEAN member nations focused on discussions and approval about cooperation programs and activities in order to strengthen information infrastructure connectivity, and develop IT application capability in the ASEAN member countries and cooperative programs between dialogue partners and international organizations.

Within the framework of the event, the ministers from ASEAN member countries also approved plan for developing ASEAN ICT Master plan for the period of 2016- 2020.

The 15th ASEAN Telecommunications and Information Technology (IT) Ministers' Meeting is scheduled to end on November 27.

By Nguyen Hung- Translated by Huyen Huong

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