Vietnamese representative elected as AWG Chairman

Monday, 2019-07-08 11:16:12
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Dr. Le Van Tuan elected as Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Wireless Group (AWG) for the 2019-2022 term. (Photo: ictnews.vn)
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NDO/VNA – Dr. Le Van Tuan, Deputy Director of the Authority of Radio Frequency Management under the Ministry of Information and Communications, has been elected as Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Wireless Group (AWG) for the 2019-2022 term.

The election, which took place during the 25th meeting of the AWG in Indonesia from July 1-5, demonstrates the international community’s acknowledgement of Vietnamese experts’ experience in radio communication.

This is the first time a Vietnamese representative has been elected to the position. Previously, Vietnam held the role of Vice Chair of the AWG for 2014-2019.

The AWG covers various aspects of the emerging wireless systems, including IMT/IMT-Advanced to meet upcoming digital convergence era in Asia-Pacific. It assists the process of providing cost effective radio-communications solutions and facilitating the transfer of technology.