The Forum was held successfully this morning at Lotte Hanoi Hotel with the focus on 3 main sessions: Paying for infrastructure; Bringing in and diffusing relevant knowledge for modern industry; and Overcoming obstacles to business. In his speech at the event, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc stated that for the realization of opportunities and successful cooperation, efforts and collaboration from all three parties are required. Firstly, the effort must come from Vietnamese enterprises themselves. Secondly, the cooperation and sharing of opportunities from FDI enterprises are required. Thirdly, it is necessary to promote the constructive role and the companion of the Government.
Accordingly, the Government prioritizes the following three key issues: First is the determination to maintain the social and political stability and macroeconomic foundation with the stable political and macro environment along with optimal geopolitical position. Secondly, the Government will continue to accelerate the improvement of business environment quality and enhance national competitiveness. In three consecutive years of 2016, 2017 and 2018, the Government has issued Resolution 19 on improving the business environment and enhancing national competitiveness. Thirdly, the Government will place more priority on investment in science and technology, improvement of R&D capacity, and investment in infrastructure especially smart and digital infrastructure, to promote and take advantage of the opportunity of Industry 4.0. Along with science and technology, the Government will also increase investment in human resources education and training.