Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Chairwoman of the Chinese Huawei Group Sun Yafang.
Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Chairwoman of the Chinese Huawei Group Sun Yafang in Hanoi on February 15.
During the meeting, the PM praised the contributions of Chinese Huawei Group to Vietnam’s information technology development.
The Government leader also highlighted that the Vietnam – China relationship is growing in various fields.
He noted that two-way trade has exceeded 100 billion USD, which is a favourable condition for businesses of both sides to foster partnership.
Vietnam welcomes Huawei’s expansion of operation in the country, PM Phuc said, and hoping that the group will strengthen partnership with Vietnamese firms in online information security.
The PM affirmed that the Vietnamese Government will always create the most favourable conditions for the cooperation.
The Government leader agreed with Sun’s proposal in giving more attention to the development of products serving the protection of online information.
For her part, Huawei Chairwoman Sun expressed her impression at the Vietnamese PM’s attention to the promotion of affiliation between Vietnamese businesses and foreign partners, including Huawei Group.
Huawei, one of world leading ICT solution providers with revenue of 75.1 billion USD in 2016, is ready to share its experience with Vietnam in IT development, she affirmed.
Huawei Group is also interested in investing in infrastructure development and products for information safety in Vietnam, she added.
According to the Chairwoman, Huawei plans to hold training courses in ICT advances for Vietnamese students and ICT officials, which include courses in cyber security, with a total investment of 250,000 USD per year.
The group will also launch a 300,000 USD programmes to nurture telecommunications talents in Vietnam, while continue providing computers and ICT devices to schools in remote areas with an investment of 100,000 USD per year, she added.
Sun lauded Vietnam’s strategy for IT growth and hoped to contribute more to IT and telecommunication area in the country.