14:55 | 29/06/2018 Events
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue spoke of Vietnam’s socio-economic development and policies during discussions within the Vietnam Executive Leadership Programme (VELP) in the US state of Massachusetts on June 28-29.
|Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue visits the MIT’s innovation center|
Deputy PM Hue and other Vietnamese officials also talked about the economic achievements Vietnam has recorded over the years and the challenges facing the national economy.
Vietnam’s aims to improve the quality of growth and promote long-term sustainable development, along with the country’s response to climate change in the Mekong Delta were also discussed.
Formed ten years ago, the VELP is an initiative of the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry and Harvard University. It serves as a forum for leaders of the Government, ministries and localities to exchange views on policies.
This year’s event brought together many scholars and experts from Harvard Kennedy School, Fulbright Vietnam and other leading US universities and research institutes.
The participants looked into the world’s economy, cyber space and national security, intellectual property and technical transfer, urban strategy, growth quality, rural environment and the energy strategy of Vietnam.
Also on June 28, Deputy PM Hue and his entourage visited the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s innovation center.