Phú Quốc to be ‘smart city’ by 2020

The Kiên Giang Province People’s Committee has approved making Phú Quốc a smart city by 2020. The project will be based on the Việt Nam Post and Telecommunications Corporation’s information communications technology infrastructure and the province’s e-governance. It seeks to develop Phú Quốc island into a smart, hospitable and safe city that attracts tourists, improve the quality of services available to local residents and tourists and urban management. The most important factor in making Phú Quốc a “smart” city is information and telecommunications infrastructure, which must be capable of supporting all functions of e-government and smart services in tourism, transport, environment, healthcare, education and finance.

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