PM underlines new era workforce needs

Việt Nam will focus on developing human resources, science and technology in a bid to keep pace with the fourth industrial revolution, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc said on January 19 at a debate in Davos, Switzerland about the future of production. At the session, which forms part the 47th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, he noted that Việt Nam can no longer count on exhausting natural resources and cheap labour to achieve a fast and sustainable growth in the new era. He briefed participants at the prestigious summit of the world’s political, economic and business leaders about Viet Nam’s renewed growth model that emphasises improved growth quality, labour productivity and economic competitiveness, as well as the development of sectors with high added value, scientific and technological applications and a highly skilled workforce.

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