Deputy PM Dam urges removal of obstacles to boost IT development

Deputy PM Dam urges removal of obstacles to boost IT development

NDO – After ten years of implementation of the 2006 Law on Information Technology (IT), there is an urgent need to remove obstacles and integrate new trends to promote IT application, IT infrastructure development and increase the number and quality of IT human resources, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said. (Nov 24, 2017)

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