Hanoi aims to be among the top 5 Vietnamese cities in digital transformation

The Hanoi Department of Information and Communication recently drafted and submitted the city’s digital transformation programme for 2025. The programme was submitted to the municipal people’s committee. It aims to both develop a digital government, economy, society, and support digital technology businesses that can compete at an international level.

Hanoi aims to be in the group of five leading localities in the country in digital transformation, information technology, and indices of competitiveness, innovation, and cybersecurity by 2025. It will be among the leading group in Southeast Asia in data science and artificial intelligence (AI).

According to a press release, regarding the development of digital government, its goal is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations with 100% of administrative procedures eligible to be provided online at level 4, which can be performed on many different means of access, including mobile devices.

Regarding digital economic development, the city will improve competitiveness with its digital economy proportion in GRDP at about 30%. The labour productivity growth rate will be 7-7.5%. Hanoi also targets to complete the city’s innovative start-up ecosystem.

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Samaya Dharmaraj