Laos highlights need for digital transformation

A senior Lao leader has highlighted the need to accelerate digital transformation in line with sustainable development, while attending the ITU Digital World 2021 conference from Oct 12-14.

A ceremony marked the 50th anniversary of the first ITU Telecom meeting, the forerunner of this year’s largely virtual conference and exhibition.

Co-hosted by Vietnam and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), ITU Digital World 2021 welcomed high level participants from the public and private sectors and across the ICT industry.

Speaking at the event, Minister of Technology and Communications Prof Dr Boviengkham Vongdara highlighted three main issues relating to pricing and infrastructure; local content; and digital skills and people awareness.

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