VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City wishes for further coordination with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in coping with challenges in urban transport, infrastructure construction and waste treatment so as to ensure sustainable development and improve locals’ living standards.
The 11th Information and Communication Technology Awards (ICT AWARDS) in Ho Chi Minh City themed the journey towards a smart city was launched at a ceremony held by the municipal Department of Information and Communications on August 7.
Leaders of Switzerland’s Credit Suisse and Aebi Schmidt Holding (ASH) Company expressed interest in smart urban development in Ho Chi Minh City during a meeting with Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen on July 8.
Hanoi is heading for smart urban development, according to a project approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on sustainable smart urban development in Vietnam for the period of 2018 – 2025.
A conference on measures to accelerate the building of electronic government and smart urban areas was held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on July 31.
Vietnam has made progress in applying applications of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) in various areas of life, including smart urban development.
The United Kingdom (UK) wants to boost its investment in Ho Chi Minh City, especially in the fields of planning, project management and smart urban development, said Baroness Fairhead, Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion at the UK Department for International Trade.
Ho Chi Minh City wants to receive support from domestic and foreign resources in smart urban development, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen.
The Ho Chi Minh City Institute for Development Studies (HIDS) and Vietnamese – Germany University (VGU) held a scientific seminar on June 7 to discuss opportunities and integrated management towards building a smart city.
Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen wished that his city and Denmark would join in specific projects in the fields of smart urban development, clean energy, environment pollution and urban infrastructure construction.