President Appoints New Committee for Country’s Digital Transformation

08/06/2023 11:21
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KPL (KPL) President Thongloun Sisoulith has appointed 22 senior government officials as members of a National Committee on Digital Transformation, in a bid to spur Laos’s social and economic development.

(KPL) President Thongloun Sisoulith has appointed 22 senior government officials as members of a National Committee on Digital Transformation, in a bid to spur Laos’s social and economic development.

The Prime Minister has been named chairman of the committee while the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Security, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Minister of Technology and Communications will be vice chairmen, according to a Presidential Decree signed by the President on June 2.

Top government officials from the relevant sectors were appointed as members of the committee.

The new committee will set guidelines, strategies, policies, and mechanisms to guide and implement the transformation of the digital economy at central and local government levels.

In addition, it will monitor the implementation of the National Digital Economic Development Vision for 2021-2040, the National Digital Economic Development Strategy for 2021-2030, and the National Digital Economic Development Plan for 2021-2025

Laos promotes digital economy development

Lao President Thongloun Sisoulith has appointed 22 senior government officials as members of a National Committee on Digital Transformation, in a bid to spur Laos’s social and economic development, Vientiane Times reported.

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