Update: 15:59 | 29/11/2018
The first Global Young Vietnamese Intellectual Forum opened in Da Nang city on November 28, looking to capitalize on the strength of young intelligentsia in the Industry 4.0 era.
The event, held by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee, attracted nearly 200 young Vietnamese intellectuals from 21 countries.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh (
Addressing the forum, Permanent Deputy Prime Minister, Truong Hoa Binh, said that, after more than three decades of reforms, Vietnam has obtained enormous achievements in national construction and
The Party, State and people of Vietnam always treasure their significant contributions, he added.
He noted the Party Central Committee and the Government have emphasized the viewpoint that the country has to optimize its golden population structure to make full use of the attainments in Industry 4.0.
The forum is a platform for young intellectuals to discuss their visions, missions, roles
He expressed his hope that the participants would share both success and failure from the other countries, especially those with developed science, technology and innovation, and propose mechanism and policy solutions in order to help the country succeed in Industry 4.0.
The Party and the Government respect young intellectuals’ opinions and will consider institutionalizing them, he emphasized.
The Deputy PM stressed that attracting talents, especially young intellectuals from around the world, is the Party and State’s consistent policy to mobilize their contributions to national development and
He also called for their suggestions on how to attract talents in order to further enhance their role in the development of the country.
For his part, First Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee Le, Quoc Phong, voiced his hope that the forum would become an annual event for young Vietnamese intellectuals to suggest ideas to the Government to
It will also be a channel through which domestic agencies consult the intelligentsia on ways to deal with difficulties and challenges facing the nation, he added.
At the two-day forum, participants are scheduled to discuss the promotion of STEM (science, technology, engineering