HCMC & VNPT ink deal to build smart city - HCMC & VNPT ink deal to build smart city - Website Ho Chi Minh City
On September 29, HCMC People’s Committee and Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) signed a deal to turn HCMC into a smart city in the period of 2017-2025 and a vision to 2030.
Attending the signing ceremony include Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan, Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong
Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong said that in order to successfully implement the city’s 7 breakthrough programs, model of smart city are chosen by HCMC with a focus on application of Information and Communications Technology (ICT). The main goal of smart city is to enhance living quality of local people, to improve business and investment environment, to create a creative community for the city’s development.
Mr. Phong highly valued financial and technology strengths of VNPT as a consulting partner for the project, he stressed that HCMC will create the best conditions for VNPT, enterprises, organizations and individuals to join hands in building a smart city, contributing to the development of modern-civilized-sentimental city with better living quality.