Vietnam to lack 400,000 IT employees by 2020

Vietnam will lack of some 400,000 Vietnamese workers in information and technology sector (IT) in 2020, reported by the Ministry of Information and Communication at an IT seminar on June 6.

At the seminar, Mr. To Hong Nam, representative of the Ministry of Information and Communication, affirmed that currently, manpower shortage for information, technology sector is limited.

It is expected that requirement for IT human resource will reach 600,000 workers, as result of, Vietnam is not enough qualified manpower to meet the IT industries' demand.

Of these, Department of Information and Technology said that they are working on the plan to train  IT skills to Vietnamese workers, among of these includes how to use IT and develop IT professional skill.

By Tuong Han- Translated by Huyen Huong

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